Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 619011

Orange-humped Mapleworm
Symmerista leucitys

Observation date: September 11, 2011
Submitted by: Fred Dell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: October 26, 2011
Coordinator notes: Dorsal stripes consist of only 3 black and 2 white stripes. Much more yellow than other two Symmerista spp. Description according to Wagner et. al. 1997, http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/insects/cateast/index.htm
Checklist region(s): Ontario, Canada