Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 544315

Unexpected Cycnia
Cycnia inopinatus

Observation date: July 10, 2011
Submitted by: Jason K. Allen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I observed this caterpillar on a Whorled Milkweed plant in a limestone glade/prairie area around 6:30 p.m. The caterpillar appeared to be feeding on the plant. Weather was sunny with a temperature near 90 degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Don Tangren
Verified date: February 02, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Davidson County