Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1286722

Observation date: March 07, 2021
Date notes: Snow melting--Spring thaw at temps reaching 50*F; below freezing at night.
Submitted by: Cyminn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crossing bike path which follows Roseau River flood bypass near sewage ponds and mowed field . 1.25 inches, orange "wooly" fading to blond. First caterpillar sighting; warmest day of year, so far. Approx. 1.25 in. and seen in NW Minnesota, Roseau County.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: August 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Roseau County