Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1013812

Bordered Sallow
Pyrrhia cilisca

Observation date: September 19, 2014
Submitted by: bhdandrea159
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This was found in a classroom where a florist bouquet was sitting out.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: November 18, 2021
Coordinator notes: This is a early instar caterpillar of a moth species in the subfamily Heliothinae (Flower Moths). The adult moth is frequently seen during the day visiting flowers.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Essex County