Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1118345

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: May 29, 2017
Submitted by: JVelaB
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: When I found it, it was curled up (like a connecting 'c' for reference). It was underneath a tiny bush-like plant, which had the broadleaf weeds growing around there. The weather was fairly calm winds and sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County