Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1324979

Spiny oakworm moth
Anisota stigma

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: MarshGirl144
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Red Oak tree is missing tons of leaves (partially or fully chewed); there were 5-7 of these groups of oakworm caterpillars resting as seen in the picture. 84 degrees; humid, overcast; rain expected. Open area near bordering forest. Yearly inhabitants of this Red Oak.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: May 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, Rapides Parish