Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1130112

Purple-Lined Sallow
Pyrrhia exprimens

Observation date: July 29, 2017
Submitted by: Emily Patterson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Weather is 24C today,similar to last three days, total cloud cover, high humidity, intermittent showers. This cattepillar is on my nemesia flowers at present eating the seeds that have set. May be a younger cattepillar on the underside of a leaf similar markings without the black and orange, just light green with black spots and light yellow where the orange should be. Will not include its picture as may not be the same species.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Nova Scotia