Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1116235

Indomitable Melipotis
Melipotis indomita

Observation date: May 07, 2017
Submitted by: threeagoutdoors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillars hide under the bark of mesquite trees and occasionally come out to eat leaves. They are out and about in the morning inching around the trunk of the tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 06, 2017
Coordinator notes: The submitter observations of the caterpillars on mesquite allowed me to narrow down the id--thank you. SAT
Checklist region(s): Throckmorton County, United States, Texas