Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345557

Burns' buckmoth
Hemileuca burnsi

Observation date: September 28, 2022
Submitted by: Waynewright
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found it laying on eggs on my hammock rope! I will transfer the rope to an appropriate host plant. I have more photos and a video of the act as well.
Status: Resident
Verified by: ishaan2009
Verified date: October 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: H. neumogeni can be found a bit farther into the Mojave.