Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1232321

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: September 03, 2019
Date notes: Date is when picture was taken. Collected from garden no more than a week before this date.
Submitted by: Death_Cloud
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on blue false indigo, but after taking it in and it not eating the plant for three days, offered it a maple leaf and an oak leaf. It decided to munch on the oak leaf.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Snyder County