Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 996634

Western sheepmoth
Hemileuca eglanterina

Observation date: August 01, 2014
Submitted by: THOTH6103
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: while camping on Bottle Bay on the north end of Priest lake, observed moth falling prey to a dragonfly. The dragonfly dropped the moth into the lake and was rescued by me and allowed to recover. Moth recovered and flew away. Weather was warm and sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: January 28, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Boundary County