Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 745741

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: August 07, 2010
Submitted by: opiliones
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cool, sunny day. Individual was very sluggish, resting in a high-altitude sagebrush meadow.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: October 18, 2012
Coordinator notes: A worn specimen, but this species. Kelly
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County