Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226008

Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
Schizura concinna

Observation date: August 09, 2019
Submitted by: Karen Richardson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On redbud tree. Every August, these caterpillars appear on just this plant. I've never seen what they turn into, or seen moths or butterflies landing on this plant to lay eggs. But there are lots of them on different areas of the plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Yolo County