Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144674

Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: October 02, 2017
Date notes: 68°F/20°C Hu50% 7mph/11kmh-ESE Night. Full Moon tomorrow & glowing bright tonight as it is clear & mild with a firm steady breeze. Long sleeve weather.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew in to rest on a roof truss/joist beam near a porch light. (1" inch/25mm/2.5km).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 03, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania