Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1000186

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 05, 2014
Submitted by: markshibalov
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted in the evening, close to dusk; it was raining earlier in the day but was a bit cloudy when the specimen was spotted. The moth was shaking (almost like shivering), was turning its head right and left a lot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 10, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia