Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1157538

Yellow-based Tussock Moth
Dasychira basiflava

Observation date: May 16, 2018
Submitted by: elopm
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Porch light. 70 degrees. Rained most of the night; very damp. A few small to medium moths. Moth's middle margin from base to fringe is a worn lighter color making the moth seem aged along with not wanting to move around. Total length is 20.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: July 11, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Johnson County, United States, Georgia