Details for Sighting Record 939447

Date of Observation: May 19, 2012
Submitted By: Robert Gorman
Species: Hemileuca eglanterina Western sheepmoth
Specimen Type: Photograph
Observation Notes: seemed to stay in clusters when small, then spreading out when larger. hot day sunny. on ceanothus most dominate plant since fire 8-10 years prior. Peter has hatched this moth and has great photo's of it on butterflies on orange co.
Status: Resident
Verified By: Josiah Gilbert
Record Verified Date: November 15, 2013
Review Notes: Yes, this is a sheepmoth. Three other species in this genus fly in San Diego County.
San Diego County, California, United States