Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
Schizura unicornis

Observation date: May 29, 2019
Date notes: I first found the caterpillars on May 29 and have included photos of their development up to June 10, when only one remained.
Submitted by: SybilC
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: When I found 8 tiny caterpillars May 29, 2019, in a line eating the tip of a rose leaf, I turned over the leaf and found 8 empty eggs. I observed them daily until today (6-10-19) when only one caterpillar is left still eating rose leaves.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: June 10, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.