Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1047125

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: June 07, 2015
Submitted by: Anjelicke
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was on the side of my outdoor salt bin, calm winds but picking up in preparation for rain. There was no movement whatsoever, although I went inside for my camera and came out again. Allowed me to get fairly close to take the picture.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Oakland County