Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 690268

Grote's buckmoth
Hemileuca grotei

Observation date: November 06, 2011
Submitted by: Gary L. Spicer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: When we began to photograph it it opened its wings began to quiver and the shot a large amount of white material out of that orange colored abdomen. Then it flew about 20 feet away where it folded its wings again. Photograph and notes by Matt White - New County Record
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: November 09, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Bosque County, Texas, United States