Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1368192

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: July 30, 2023
Submitted by: commentator
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: these caterpillars were feasting on milkweed; but they don't look like any pictures of milkweed tussock moth caterpillars that I have seen; and they sure are not monarch caterpillars.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 14, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario