Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143778

Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa maculata

Observation date: September 27, 2017
Date notes: Tussock moth caterpillar
Submitted by: Zazzy510
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed caterpillar on porch, it was clinging to part of the ornament...wondered if it had crawled up there? Or fallen from a tree (not as likely)
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 30, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Clinton County