Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1344487

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: September 16, 2022
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very dry; temp high 60s F. Small (~30mm) caterpillar crawling on a fallen twig.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: September 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Saratoga County