Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1164212

Sycamore Tussock Moth
Halysidota harrisii

Observation date: June 21, 2018
Submitted by: MsAldridgeArt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed caterpillar on patch of violets on forest floor. We were Walking in woods under cover of greenbriar, wild grape, cross vine, kudzu and under hornbeam, water oak, privet, and large deciduous trees. It was cloudy. I talked with the young children about not touching it and why.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: January 20, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Fulton County