Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1255071

Sharp-lined Tussock Moth
Dasychira dorsipennata

Observation date: June 20, 2020
Submitted by: ChestertownLori
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: . Sunny. Temperature was 88 degrees F. Sighting was in the Adirondacks. Warren County, New York. This caterpillar was located on the side of a White Birch. Ferns and other similar ground coverings. Climbs quickly in a straight path upward.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Warren County