Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1343280

Cecrops eyed silkmoth
Automeris cecrops

Observation date: September 07, 2022
Submitted by: chneal
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was crawling in the grass. It was sunny and the air was calm. The elevation here is 7300 feet. The yard contains a mixture of native and ornamental plants and trees and garden vegetables. The nearest tree is a Siberian elm but there are also fruit trees and gamble oak.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: I think you are correct, Carol. nice job!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County