Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1086891

Yellow-based Tussock Moth
Dasychira basiflava

Observation date: June 30, 2016
Date notes: I seen this little one on a side of a building and decided to move it. With its appearance I wasn't sure what type.
Submitted by: Me
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The weather is quite warm about high 90s and this little one seemed a little confused. But it was about to rain.nearby was many lavender trees. The pink variety. Along with some blade grass and season flowers.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 26, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.