Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134490

Oblique Heterocampa
Heterocampa obliqua

Observation date: August 15, 2017
Date notes: He on a rock outside off my porch. Stood out because of color against the rock and the distinct white diamond like pattern on his back
Submitted by: Sorrella19
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It is about 75 degrees. Located in upstate ny and was in the garden area on a rock.... eventually climbed on the porch.... it is a moist and shady lot with a lot of moss. There was no host plant seen as he was on a rock largely surrounded by grass and a pepper plant not too far away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Saratoga County