Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1068801

Northern Giant Flag Moth
Dysschema howardi

Observation date: March 13, 2015
Submitted by: RecGirl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar was slow moving. This time in March was very cool and the canyon the caterpillar was found is was moist from recent rains. Only the one caterpillar was spotted this day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 01, 2016
Coordinator notes: great observation. this is Northern Giant Flag Moth; check out the adult at BAMONA website. thanks for submitting!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County