Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 902583

Pine-devil Moth
Citheronia sepulcralis

Observation date: June 09, 2013
Submitted by: xxcodydavidxx
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was spotted outside right before it began to rain, I spotted it on the hood of my car. It was a little aggressive when I would touch it, not sure if it was trying to squirm but it looked like it attempted to bite me.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: This was a great find! This is a species in decline. Not many get to actually see the caterpillars of this species of moth.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Muscogee County