Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 901766

Observation date: June 01, 2013
Submitted by: CA Ivy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar on brick entrance to house. ID as Episemasia cervinaria caterpiller by BugGuide on 06/02/2013. Adults are very common in my yard and shrubery.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 05, 2013
Coordinator notes: Sighting photo matches photo of caterpillar on Moth Photographers Group web site. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6714
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Sebastian County