Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1090244

Manto Tussock Moth
Dasychira manto

Observation date: August 04, 2015
Date notes: Moth eclosed from caterpillar that had spun cocoon 07/22/15
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was raised from caterpillar found on house wall July 21, 2015 (length ~3cm), cocooning July 22, 2015. Forewing length of moth ~19mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 28, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Leon County