Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 988876

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: July 12, 2014
Submitted by: iamchickaddd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We first observed the pair of moths, possibly mating? Then they separated and I got the close up view of the one.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: July 14, 2014
Coordinator notes: Your identification is correct. Good job!