Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1369287

Orange-tipped oakworm moth
Anisota senatoria

Observation date: August 23, 2023
Submitted by: JJbugeyes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several caterpillars seen around a newly planted dogwood seedling. Seedling was dead and was one of many other new plantings. Observation was a casual sighting at the time so details are limited with the potential of gathering more information upon request. Other plantings did not have catepillars on them and were not affected. Weather conditions were hot and muggy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: August 24, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Chisago County