Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 772138

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: March 18, 2013
Submitted by: dneese
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two of the same species of moth hanging onto a cocoon attached to a purple sage bush in our front yard. The weather was hot, dry and sunny. Above average temperature for March day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 28, 2013
Coordinator notes: male and female Calleta Silkmoths possibly in copula.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County