Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1064089

Pandora pinemoth
Coloradia pandora

Observation date: September 05, 2015
Submitted by: Matthew97
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Boggs Mountain State Forest (Mac's Trail 20 yards south of intersection with Holberg's Loop); Asked some mountain bikers to go around me while I took photos of this little maniac. Intense locomotion on the front end right down the middle of the trail. Sunny and Dry, 80 degrees with a little breeze.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: September 07, 2015
Coordinator notes: This is actually a freshly emerged adult Pandora Pinemoth, not a larva (caterpillar). Thanks for submitting!
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Lake County