Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1276572

Observation date: October 02, 2020
Submitted by: drmarc60223
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was on a boardwalk in a wetlands in the Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge. The predominant vegetation in the area were cattails and a type of sunflower (the latter also had many Wooly Bears on them). The potential identification comes from the team at CaterpillarIdentification.org, although they weren't able to make a definitive ID due to the picture quality.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Buffalo County