Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1286229

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: February 25, 2021
Date notes: Silk moth emerged from collected cocoons overnight
Submitted by: debbiefaught
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Silk cocoons were collected off of sage bushes before winter storm Uri hit Texas in mid-February. First to emerge inside (indoor tank) was a female on 2/25/21 in early am hours.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 03, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Nueces County