Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1222055

Pandora pinemoth
Coloradia pandora

Observation date: July 23, 2019
Submitted by: Elizabeth087
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found the moth on the ground outside at night. It had one broken wing and unable to fly. Kept it safe and comfortable overnight. It laid 14 eggs on a twig in the overnight enclosure before dying the next day. The eggs were yellow and now starting to turn green. Rose bushes and cherry blossom close by
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lane County