Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1011958

Peigler's oakworm moth
Anisota peigleri

Observation date: August 21, 2014
Submitted by: snakeowl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Gregarious - several dozen on a scarlet oak. Some branches had been defoliated.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: September 24, 2014
Coordinator notes: Sorry for the misidentification. It has been determined that A. senatoria doesn't occur much south of Kentucky and Virginia.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Fulton County