Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1189991

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: September 30, 2018
Submitted by: LadyMothra
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a cool evening with warm sunshine. This little guy was almost the length of a pinky finger and was pretty fat and active. It was crawling across a sidewalk. The area here has a few oak, ash, and hickory trees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 01, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Erie County, United States, Pennsylvania