Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1064991

Northern Pine Tussock Moth
Dasychira plagiata

Observation date: August 21, 2015
Submitted by: browlisl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in the Mission Mountain wilderness along the trail.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: September 22, 2015
Coordinator notes: I think this caterpillar is Dasychira plagiata. On 7/29/12, I photo-documented Dasychira plagiata a couple drainages north of the Cedar Lake trail on the South Fork Cold Creek, 5 miles west of Condon, MT. Bob Martin
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana