Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1161074

Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: June 06, 2018
Date notes: 70°F/21°C 70%Hu 10mph/16kph-SSE Daylight/Noon. Sunny cloudy, cool & damp with a steady cool breeze. Gray skies.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very tiny & eating "Pin Oak" tree leaves like a like a champ. (½" inch/12mm).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania