Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1100255

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: August 30, 2016
Submitted by: cbruner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this moth barely alive with extremely tattered wings. It was in a brush patch in a mature stand of trees. Very hot/dry day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 17, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Jackson County