Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1100467

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: September 03, 2016
Submitted by: pec1959
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was on a leaf of an orange sunflower that had fallen to the ground. It was definitely alive but didn't move as the leaf was picked up and laid onto another bush. The weather today is overcast and in the mid-80's, with slightly less humidity than usual.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: January 28, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States