Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336858

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 26, 2022
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was struggling in a spider web and when I set it free it was able to fly away. The moth was found near the summit of Thompson Peak at a 8700 + elevation amsl.
Status: Resident
Verified by: ishaan2009
Verified date: October 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: possibly ssp. shastensis
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Siskiyou County