Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1198641

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: November 28, 2018
Submitted by: Kat20002006
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Texas sage near by.(I later found many cocoons on the bush...today actually 1-27-19. )Critter was crawling away from the bush across door jam. Later seemed to fallen on the floor. I scooted the floor mat where it landed out of harms way. First and only time I've ever seen this type of caterpillar after living there for 3 years
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: January 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Uvalde County