Elegant Sheep Moth
Hemileuca eglanterina


Hemileuca eglanterina in
            Utah
I almost missed this beauty hiding on the far side
 of
some rabbit brush in a meadow near Strawberry
Reservoir, Wasatch County, UT.  © Carol Davis 8-20-2019

elegant sheep moth in
            Wasatch County Utah
This photo is actually upside-down but it
 does give a full view of the back.  What a large
gorgeous moth. No one knows exactly why
they're call Sheep Moths except they seem to
be found in sheep country. © Carol Davis 8-20-2019

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