Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1307995

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: July 12, 2021
Submitted by: aproa001
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We found these saddleback caterpillars on one of our spicebushes when we went to check on the spicebush caterpillars. We’ve never seen them in the garden before this year.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia