Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: August 06, 2017
Submitted by: lizmcd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar was moving along the leaf litter in forest when I intercepted it with leather work gloves for photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: February 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Garrett County