Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1187095

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: September 12, 2018
Submitted by: PatriciaE
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw this caterpillar halfway across my clothes line. We have a maple tree in our yard, not far from where this individual was seen. The evening is a cool 70 degrees and overcast.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario