Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 930144

Forbes' Silkmoth
Rothschildia forbesi

Observation date: June 16, 2013
Submitted by: JAKeverline
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found a cocoon on an ash tree on 6/17. Female emerged on 9/16 at about 9 PM.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 18, 2013
Coordinator notes: I believe Rothschildia lebeau forbesi = Rothschildia forbesi now. Will check.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Cameron County