Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1131801

Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata

Observation date: August 08, 2015
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These caterpillars were crawling everywhere around our campsite. However, I only saw them on picnic tables and on the bare ground, not on any plants, so I cannot provide host plant information.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: December 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Jefferson County, United States, Colorado