Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1000176

Yellow-based Tussock Moth
Dasychira basiflava

Observation date: August 09, 2014
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Extremely fuzzy moth, holds legs way out front in an elaborate pose, about 2 inches long including those legs, legs have great pantaloons. Colors are browns, grays, blacks
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: February 25, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.