Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1207169

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: May 29, 2019
Submitted by: Scott Burgess
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Day Moth larvae observed in abundance on a soft-leaved Ceanothus near the top of Big Mountain. Some larvae were smaller and still living in clusters, larger larvae lived singly. Note wasp egg on head of second specimen. All photos depict unique specimens.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 24, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Trinity County