Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225167

Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: August 12, 2019
Submitted by: phillips54
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar on wooden deck near Salisbury, New Brunswick, not observed on or near plants. Unusual humps or hair groupings on back. Moderate weather day, approximately 22 degs Celsius.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: January 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, New Brunswick