Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223043

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: June 15, 2019
Submitted by: Ursula Holzmann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Underneath shrubs (like poison oak) near a slow-moving stream. It was a bit foggy that morning. Size-wise length/diameter of an average adult human forefinger. It was not moving.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.