Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 767911

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: February 23, 2013
Submitted by: JAKeverline
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found and collected several cocoons in a Cenizo hedge,(Leucophyllum fructescens) the host plant. This individual, a male, emerged 4 days later.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: March 27, 2013
Coordinator notes: Gorgeous photos!
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County