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Q.Oleander Catapiller

Zone 73644 | hmja added on September 24, 2021 | Answered

hi i live in wstern oklahoma……i have many of these little orange with black spikey hairs……looked on line but the only thing i can find says florida is the place they live….so why are these on my plant wild little plants that have small yellow blooms

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Answered on September 24, 2021

Because people ship plants from place to place, insects have made their way into areas that they are not normally found. In modern times, you can localize the general population to a region, but you should expect to see them outside of that region, as well.


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