Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1270182

Orange-tipped oakworm moth
Anisota senatoria

Observation date: August 20, 2020
Submitted by: winslow@appalac...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The finder found a handful of them piled together on their carport which has a large (maple? oak?) tree adjacent to it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 21, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.