Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1119723

Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: June 10, 2017
Submitted by: Jhassmanmd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: I could be wrong about this but I think it's O. definita. The light in the photo is odd, though. See MPG: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/larva.php?plate=5&page=5&sort=h JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Baltimore County