Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1163981

Hibiscus-leaf Caterpillar
Rusicada privata

Observation date: June 18, 2018
Date notes: 70°F/21°C 70%Hu 10mph/16kph-SSE, Night. Cloudy, cool & damp with a steady cool breeze.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Repelling up her silk string into & on her leaves in a "Rose of Sharon" Hibiscus bush. *NEVER TOUCHED, MY HAND WAS USED AS A BACKDROP FOR LIGHTING. (1" inch/25mm).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 10, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania