Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 975252

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: May 29, 2014
Submitted by: Samuel Grijalva
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: found out in the open near a gravel road. warm day with stiff breeze. 80 degrees
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: May 30, 2014
Coordinator notes: This will turn into a large, beautiful day-flying moth. Check out the species page to see photos of the adults.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Solano County