Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1004057

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: August 31, 2014
Submitted by: Skoenlaper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: it was a sunny cool late summer morning in the desert mountains (Sierrita) near Tucson AZ
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 06, 2014
Coordinator notes: This species often feeds on ocotillo in se AZ, this one perhaps searching for a place to spin its cocoon and pupate.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Pima County