Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1065511

Cecrops eyed silkmoth
Automeris cecrops

Observation date: September 12, 2015
Submitted by: Lou Ann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was meandering through the leaf litter on a cloudy day a few hours before a huge rain/hail storm. I don't know what vegetation was in the area except for ponderosa pines, agave and evening primrose plants.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: September 16, 2015
Coordinator notes: Great find!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Socorro County