Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223271

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: August 06, 2019
Submitted by: Miya
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar found feeding on lonicera sempervirens (coral honeysuckle), a native plant/woody vine. Larger saddleback caterpillars (2) were found on or near the same plant. Weather is warm, but overcast.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 06, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Ocean County