Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1246064

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: April 17, 2020
Submitted by: bcvgcw
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw feeding voraciously on Leucophyllum frutescens. It was overcast and in 60-70 degrees F. Caterpillar was stripping plant and producing large amount of large sized grass. Went back next morning and could not find sign of caterpillar
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 20, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County