Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 961863

Calleta silkmoth
Eupackardia calleta

Observation date: April 21, 2014
Submitted by: Monka
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on Ash bush
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 22, 2014
Coordinator notes: In consultation with another BAMONA reviewer, we believe this is the Calletta Silkmoth on a branch of Texas Sage, Leucophyllum frutescens, which is it's primary foodplant. The original id of Forbes Silkmoth is incorrect. SAT
Checklist region(s): Refugio County, Texas, United States