(16794) Cucullia = 1997 CQ1
Discovered 1997 February 2 by J. Tichá and M. Tichý at Kle.
 The caterpillar of the North American Asteroid Moth Cucullia asteroides feeds on flowers of the family Asteraceae. The Latin word cucullus means a hood, and it refers to a hood-like arrangement of hairs on the thorax of the adult moth. The citation was prepared by J. B. Tatum.
 (MPC 41941 | 2001 January 9)


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