Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1168290

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 07, 2018
Submitted by: iloveidaho.96
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hanging peacefully on a twig 12 inches off the ground. Sunny warm day in forested mountain area at 6,600' elevation. Many wildflowers in the area but do not know of species names other than penstemon and horsemint.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: July 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Boise County, United States, Idaho