Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 855919

Euonymous Defoliator Moth
Pryeria sinica

Observation date: May 08, 2013
Submitted by: dakotatoni
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I am new to the area, I don't know the type of bush on which these caterpillars have been found. They do have a silk thread they use when I try to pick them up, or when I shake the branch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: An exotic, I believe.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Anne Arundel County