Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1344592

Rocky Mountain agapema
Agapema homogena

Observation date: September 17, 2022
Submitted by: smoravec516973
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We are at an altitude of 8,100'.The weather is clear with night to day temperature ranges between 40F and 75F. The caterpillars have been around for a week now and are busy eating the leaves. There are hundreds of the caterpillars around our house on the same plant. I think the plant is a currant but not positive.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: I believe you diagnosed this correctly. nice work!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Mora County