Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1004505

Zephyr eyed silkmoth
Automeris zephyria

Observation date: September 01, 2014
Submitted by: Fsb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: I'm certain this is A. zephyria, which as far as I know only occurs in New Mexico and far west Texas. They're not common and there's little data on them. It's a very interesting sighting. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Otero County