Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1264049

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 23, 2020
Date notes: Date is exact.
Submitted by: Smokey102977
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw hanging from plant on Lava Point, Kolob Terrace, Zion National Park. On site flora include Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, quaking aspen, mountain lupine, and low sagebrush. It didn’t appear to be moving. I suspect it had died on the plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: February 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Utah, Washington County