Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121088

Nevada buckmoth
Hemileuca nevadensis

Observation date: April 30, 2017
Submitted by: Ppdiablo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These caterpillars have been in the neighborhood for two months. The neighbors that have been here for a long time 25 years or more said they've never seen anything like this before. They're just everywhere on the walls in the house on your clothes on the plants etc etc etc.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: Sighting data seems a bit uncertain, but this does look like H. nevadensis. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County