Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1173501

Hera buckmoth
Hemileuca hera

Observation date: July 21, 2018
Submitted by: bruce.taylor.pdx
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: found on trail, inert. Sunny morning, ~65 degrees, in low sagebrush steppe in canyon at about elev. 8000 feet.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Harney County