Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1261567

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: July 19, 2020
Submitted by: dizylu
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 3/8" long caterpillars grouped on white birch leaves. White fuzzy with black face and black spots on body
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Newport County, Rhode Island, United States