Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1114023

Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia detrita

Observation date: April 08, 2017
Submitted by: lbessinger
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: They appear to be coming from the live oak trees in my yard. They usually begin to appear around the first week of March and disappear the second week of April. Or thereabouts.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Aransas County, United States, Texas