Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Observation date: June 22, 2020
Date notes: rio grande bosque central valley
Submitted by: rafrodemrau
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 11, 2023
Coordinator notes: This is one of the Buck Moths (genus Hemileuca). I can't be certain beyond that, but I think it's likely to be something in the Hemileuca nevadensis species complex. It's an interesting caterpillar.
Checklist region(s): Socorro County, New Mexico, United States