Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1261545

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 17, 2020
Submitted by: ahwelch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Pine forest with under-story of primarily short shrubs (about 1 ft) and mules ear. moth was on a mules ear. warm clear day
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: February 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Douglas County