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Saddleback Caterpillar Moth

Acharia stimulea

Description:

Family: Limacodidae. A type of slug moth. TL 14-22 mm. Dark brown with white spots. Host: Apple, blueberry, elm, oak, maple. With Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda) and two other unknown moths possibly a Snout moth and geometer or carpet moth.

Habitat:

Eastern USA (Poconos, PA) near woodlands


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1 Comment

KATE359
KATE359 7 years ago

Beautiful! Great spotting!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.88, Long: -75.59

Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 7, 2012

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