Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259036

Sycamore Tussock Moth
Halysidota harrisii

Observation date: July 08, 2020
Submitted by: GrouseNinja
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: My son was flaking off bark on a Sycamore tree when he found this delightful furry caterpillar under a piece of bark. It was a hot and humid day. When we put it down on its piece of bark it hid on the underside of the bark.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Delaware, New Castle County