Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1158743

Tussock moths
Orgyia sp.

Observation date: May 26, 2018
Submitted by: Marywaters
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crawling on deck railing of home surrounded by Valley oaks and Madrone. Might be some Douglas Fir up the hill about 700 ft away. Caterpillar had tiny red markings along back that don’t show up too well in the photo. Sunny afternoon, temps in low 70s. Rain last night.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County