Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1211056

Observation date: June 21, 2019
Submitted by: Jesssunday
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The organism appears to only have one "foot" that it inches on just like a caterpillar, the outer green part acts as its shell and secretes a clear liquid along the 2 ridges of its back when agitated. It was found on a horseweed plant
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Liberty County