Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 772173

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: March 17, 2013
Submitted by: JAKeverline
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 2 cocoons were in a cenizo bush (the host plant) in front of a bank in Castroville, TX. On 3/21, one of the cocoons produced the female in the second photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 28, 2013
Coordinator notes: Photo of cocoons was taken 3/17/2013; photo of emerged moth was taken 3/21/2013.
Checklist region(s): United States, Medina County, Texas