Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 438466

Iris eyed silkmoth
Automeris iris

Observation date: September 18, 1999
Data source: Bruce Walsh
Submitted by: legacy.reporter (Bruce Walsh)
Specimen type: Specimen
Observation notes: 3rd-5th instar larvae on Mimosa dysocarpa; also collected by John Stireman; HOST RECORD (first U.S. food plant record); subspecies hesselorum
Status: Resident
Verified by: legacy.verifier (The Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary)
Verified date: January 28, 2009
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States