Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1000504

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: August 08, 2014
Submitted by: jellis
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 8000 ft elevation, clear skies, cool weather. Dancing and flying fast also looking in ground cover to hide. Spotted in the daylight hours.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: August 12, 2014
Coordinator notes: Your identification is correct.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Alpine County