Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 609591

Observation date: August 28, 2011
Date notes: Found on one of our benches outside of our home.
Submitted by: maddiluzzi
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: When provoked, the caterpillar will hold it's head and upper torso up and lean backwards. The creature also acquires two orange and black stripes when threatened.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 14, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.