Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1275195

Yellow-haired Dagger Moth
Acronicta impleta

Observation date: September 18, 2020
Submitted by: mike21b
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I've been involved with butterflies and moths my entire life, but have never seen a caterpillar that looks quite like this. It was feeding on a Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus)
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.