Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1288412

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia

Observation date: March 14, 2021
Date notes: I did not have my camera with me but the caterpillar was identical to this uploaded photo
Submitted by: GS Troop 532
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was on a small pile of old firewood
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.