Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240652

Eastern buckmoth
Hemileuca maia

Observation date: November 28, 2019
Submitted by: Jonathan Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was dead on ground, with part of body missing -- presumably killed and eaten by bird. Habitat: open path where bottomland hardwood forest meets hardwood secondgrowth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: December 24, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, La Salle Parish