Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345550

Crowned Slug Moth
Isa textula

Observation date: September 12, 2022
Submitted by: Jesskae33
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very beautiful on the windshield of my car. They feed on oak & numerous other tree leaves. They do release their spikes if threatened & it can b painful & itchy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: September 29, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Chautauqua County, New York, United States