Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 989307

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Acharia stimulea

Observation date: July 07, 2014
Submitted by: treichard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Tiny, about 1.5 mm long. 3 of these appeared on the same night on the wall below the insect-attracting exterior light. If this is a caterpillar, is it a slug caterpillar species?
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 01, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Anne Arundel County