Why did the oakworm caterpillar cross the road?

It seems like every year there's a period of a few weeks when I see a few Anisota caterpillars crossing the road near my office every day (although I don't seem to have posted any of them). Seeing two recent observations with asphalt backdrops, I started wondering if this is a particular trend. Browsing through the first 100 observations of Anisota senatoria larvae, it appears that 30-35 of them are on paved surfaces. Has anyone else noticed this?

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Posted on August 03, 2018 11:16 AM by eraskin eraskin | 6 comments | Leave a comment
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The goal of this project is to collect observations of caterpillars from Eastern North America, as there is no way to filter observations of caterpillars taxonomically or with other iNaturalist search tools. I hope that this project will eventually become something of a go-to source for caterpillar information, with a repository of photos and locations, and that it will attract a group of ...more ↓

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