Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1238707

Hera buckmoth
Hemileuca hera

Observation date: May 16, 2019
Submitted by: Mathew Brust
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I have found large populations of this species in the area. They clearly require only a single year of development here, with larvae appearing in early spring, and adults flying in the second half of August. I have many additional photos posted on my Flickr site.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: November 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.