Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1327636

Nevada buckmoth
Hemileuca nevadensis

Observation date: June 10, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was found while it was feeding on willow (Salix) at The Nature Conservancy's Kankakee Sands in Unit E. The second picture shows the caterpillar on a small willow plant very close to the ground in habitat dominated by willow shrubs.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 12, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Indiana, Newton County