Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1361120

Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
Orthosia hibisci

Observation date: June 17, 2023
Submitted by: WandaDW
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In New York State, western, around a lake and forest primarily with maples, hemlocks, birch and beech. This caterpillar fell on one of us and we think it could have been in a hornbeam tree (blue beech, hop hornbeam). Any ideas would be appreciated.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: June 27, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Erie County