Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1187130

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: September 12, 2018
Submitted by: strestnblest
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed on vinyl siding (about 4 1/2 ft high) of our shed. Crepe myrtle tree which makes white flowers touches the shed. Just grass growing beneath, no plants. Crepe myrtle tree is a few yards from a small man-made lake. Temperature in the 80's, humidity in 70's or 80's.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 12, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Ascension Parish, United States, Louisiana