Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1003364

Beautiful Wood-nymph
Eudryas grata

Observation date: August 26, 2014
Submitted by: Laurenjstepp
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillars were inside this piece of wood, one on each side.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: November 21, 2021
Coordinator notes: These were prepupal (getting ready to form into a cocoon) caterpillars that sometimes bore into wood and plants to pupate. They shouldn't be handled at this stage as it could disrupt their cycle and they could perish.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Chemung County