Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1116299

Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia detrita

Observation date: April 28, 2017
Date notes: sunny high 70's
Submitted by: John LeBlanc
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was told that if a submission has not been identified in 4-6 months it is pretty much orphaned. Submission is almost 6 years old I figured why bother identifying it at this point. But, if you want to id it please go ahead.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 27, 2023
Coordinator notes: Not necessarily orphaned, John; I look through the unidentified list all the time. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Alachua County