Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 988395

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 08, 2014
Submitted by: SarcasticNash
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth found at the side of the road on a Douglas maple (Acer glabrum) sapling. Video of moth laying eggs found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYlPTbuiRj4
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: January 28, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Clearwater County