Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Nevada buckmoth
Hemileuca nevadensis

Observation date: June 14, 2017
Submitted by: michaeloberg
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on what looks like red root. I found three caterpillars today in Monona county, Iowa.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: July 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: Go back in mid to late September during the day and see if you can find the adults. This moth is a day flyer.
Checklist region(s): Monona County, United States, Iowa