Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1077830

Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia detrita

Observation date: March 30, 2016
Submitted by: Jatson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar was resting on top of an ac unit on a sunny afternoon just before 7 pm. Has an orange ball-like head and there seem to be a row of white eggs along it's back.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 31, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Pinellas County