Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 988756

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 10, 2014
Submitted by: Supernaturalmom4
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We had just pulled this beauty out of Lake Davis where it appeared to be drowning. The body was like a bee's which confused us.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: July 13, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Plumas County