Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134736

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: July 26, 2017
Submitted by: jrscocca
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Egg cluster found on milkweed leaf July 26. Eggs hatched into tiny white caterpillars on Aug. 1. Caterpillars have become fuzzy and were white at first but are turning brown.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 15, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Harford County, United States, Maryland