Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1060130

Hera buckmoth
Hemileuca hera

Observation date: August 08, 2015
Submitted by: Sue Orlowski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 12:30-2:30 PM, 87-91 degrees, 20 mph winds with gusts, flying quickly and low over sagebrush into wind for 20 minutes then disappeared, no water, sunny, Hatton Road, I only got a picture of the last one we saw at 2 PM since it was perched at the top of old sagebrush, 16 seen over a few mile ride on dirt road, I will give you the coordinates of our stops, N 47 degrees, 36.878' W 118 degrees, 34.277'; N 47 degrees 37.284' w 118 degrees 32.406'; N 47 degrees 37.837' W 118 degrees 32.406; N 47 degrees 36.343' W118 degrees 32.152'; N 47 degrees 34.783' W118 degrees 30.348'
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 20, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Lincoln County