Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1142711

Hualapai buckmoth
Hemileuca hualapai

Observation date: August 27, 2017
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: eating grasses good sized larva interesting colors probably moth? lots of larva everywhere on all the green vegetation Trail side madera canyon lower section.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 09, 2017
Coordinator notes: Based on thesephotos on bugguide.net, the foodplant of grasses, and locale, this is H. hualapi http://bugguide.net/node/view/224975
Checklist region(s): Santa Cruz County, United States, Arizona