Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 918173

Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer
Harrisina metallica

Observation date: August 24, 2013
Submitted by: mrsmoore
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: They are on a grape vine. There are 100's of them.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: September 24, 2013
Coordinator notes: These caterpillars will turn into an interesting blue/black moth. See pictures (and some info) here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/5720 Josiah Gilbert
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Tulare County