Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 855749

Euonymous Defoliator Moth
Pryeria sinica

Observation date: May 05, 2013
Submitted by: sedklisch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We found it in a dogwood tree that was being choked out by something like Virginia creeper. The caterpillar is a pale greenish yellow with long thin black stripes. It is 1 cm long.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Fairfax