Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1203526

Canadian Owlet
Calyptra canadensis

Observation date: April 28, 2019
Submitted by: amstacey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was on a still-to-be-identified plant on a forested mountain trail (about 1,400 feet elevation). The weather was mostly sunny and 70 degrees. In addition to the close up picture of the caterpillar, I am also including a full-size picture of the host plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Rappahannock County