Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1145168

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: October 07, 2017
Submitted by: ydlrun
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw the caterpillar crawling through the long grass at the edge of a field in PA State Game lands 145. There are many oak and walnut trees in the area, as well as a few hickory trees. Temperature was about 79F, it was partly sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 07, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lebanon County, United States, Pennsylvania