Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1163058

Western Tussock Moth
Orgyia vetusta

Observation date: May 02, 2018
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These caterpillars were making their cocoons in a convenient area near the oak trees (Quercus robur) they had eaten from.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.