Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1231163

Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
Schizura concinna

Observation date: September 03, 2019
Submitted by: bcharlessuthers
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Eating leaves of young walnut tree while clinging to bottom of leaf. Leaving only stems uneaten. Multiple caterpillars on tree - several sharing the same leaf. Head is dark orange/red/rust and there are black spikes and orange/red hump not far from head.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Kanawha County