Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336606

Wavy-Lined Emerald
Synchlora aerata

Observation date: July 31, 2022
Submitted by: esangriu
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed on eastern daisy fleabane in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The caterpillar wiggled back and forth quickly to mimic a flower blowing in the breeze. Full sun. Host plant is grown in a pesticide-free yard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: July 31, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Anne Arundel County