Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1156173

Range caterpillar moth
Hemileuca oliviae

Observation date: April 27, 2018
Date notes: I guessed on the time of day.
Submitted by: becire
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was observed at Chihuahuan desert, NM by a friend of mine. We are unable to identify it. -Thanks!-
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: A relatively uncommon sp., found only in and around New Mexico, with a few sighting in CO, KS and TX (and one in Chihuahua).
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico