Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1118244

Northern Giant Flag Moth
Dysschema howardi

Observation date: May 29, 2017
Submitted by: edstein
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Multiple caterpillars eating leaves of bush. Each approximately 4-5 inches in length. Distinct banding.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 09, 2017
Coordinator notes: This very distinctive caterpillar produces a very beautiful adult moth.
Checklist region(s): Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States