Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1013943

Electra buckmoth
Hemileuca electra

Observation date: September 19, 2014
Submitted by: MrThornton
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found it, seemingly just out of larvae, half-buried in earth under the ranch trees. Wings not yet fully unfolded. Carried to safety shade to photograph.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: September 20, 2014
Coordinator notes: Nice moth!
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County