Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1044265

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: May 17, 2015
Submitted by: Duckdave14
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crossing a trail. About 3.5 inches long a robust caterpillar.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: May 19, 2015
Coordinator notes: This will become a very beautiful moth!
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Sonoma County