Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1231661

Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer
Harrisina metallica

Observation date: August 18, 2019
Submitted by: lwhansen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About an inch long. Crawling on our Adobe wall
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 12, 2019
Coordinator notes: After skeletonizing grape leaves, this beautiful caterpillar metamorphoses into the grapeleaf skeletonizer moth.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County