Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1201031

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: March 22, 2019
Submitted by: Aggielacie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very large specimen had just emerged from the cacoon in my Texas barometer bush (Leucophyllum frutescens). Sat there for hours just makeing pulsing movement with its abdomen. Never flew away despite letting me get very close to take a picture.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 23, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County