Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1076360

Observation date: October 05, 2007
Submitted by: 4oclockwatch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: this was found in mixed woods of maples, alder, douglas fir, western red cedar and understory plants.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: March 04, 2016
Coordinator notes: Great find. This caterpillar has been eluding ID for some time, and now we know why. It is the larvae of a rare, and beautiful, moth.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, San Juan County