Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1264010

Range caterpillar moth
Hemileuca oliviae

Observation date: July 27, 2020
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Stationary and clinging onto dried grass. Common grass in area was blue gramma. High plains environment. Cloudy day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: not 100% sure, as I don't know moths very well, but this is the very likely candidate. common in that area.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Union County