Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1045687

Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia detrita

Observation date: May 07, 2015
Submitted by: krancmm
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Rained caterpillars of this species about 4-6 weeks earlier. Observed 37 on one small garden bench under Live Oak. Alive in situ - background removed post-processing.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 29, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Brazoria County