Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121201

Tephra Tussock Moth
Dasychira tephra

Observation date: June 18, 2017
Date notes: Exact date and time indicated
Submitted by: pjandcompany
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on a river birch tree leaf on a humid, sunny day. The leaf was at the farthest point from the trunk about 6'-7' high. No other plants adjacent to the tree. The tree is situated in a limestone driveway approximately 15 feet from a carport. Part of the leaf was eaten.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 30, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Livingston Parish, United States, Louisiana