Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134251

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: August 14, 2017
Submitted by: Moth45
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Three were crawling on my deck near a pignut hickory tree and Japanese andromeda shrubs. Then I found a dead one in the lake under a maple tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Westchester County