Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1138982

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: September 02, 2017
Submitted by: joan Fazio-Cohen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ..although seems rather longer
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: From what I can see (a top view would have helped), this is L. caryae. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, New York County