Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223801

Observation date: August 31, 2017
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was found eating the leaf in the picture which is believed to be white ash (Fraxinus americana). When disturbed, the caterpillar would rear its head back and stick its anal prolegs in the air.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 10, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Hampshire, Grafton County