Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1140508

Rusty Tussock Moth
Orgyia antiqua

Observation date: September 10, 2017
Submitted by: MariaAlonso
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: -catterpilar was standing on the leaf of a chokecherry (Prunus virginiana), next to the wooden footbridge that crosses over Plum Creek, Sayner, Wisconsin. -time was 10:26 am in a sunny day
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 17, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Vilas County