Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1273285

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: September 05, 2020
Submitted by: Nrutmente
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cool morning about 60 degrees. Caterpillar started on a deck pillar and is progressing at a decent pace along the deck. Frequent lifting of its head.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: February 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Piscataquis County, Maine, United States