Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 613545

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 29, 2011
Submitted by: iceix
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was resting on vegetation around 10 AM, did not respond to being approached or photographed. Estimate body as somewhat over 1 inch long, was conspecuous because of bright color and large size.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 04, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Teton County