Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143295

Hibiscus-leaf Caterpillar
Rusicada privata

Observation date: September 24, 2017
Date notes: 89°F/30°C Hu40% 6mph/11kmh-ENE Daylight. Sunny, clear, warm and dry with an occasional cool breeze. Very comfortable.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: She is literally eating the bark of on the Lilac bush! (1" inch/25mm/2.5km). *Photo #4 with finger shows from tip to first crease, that is precisely (1" inch/25mm/2.5km).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 23, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania