Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1237246

Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Date notes: July 26th, 2019, and every day I was camping that week I saw them.
Submitted by: Jasper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In mountains of idaho, near, you guessed it Douglas fir trees, and everywhere you can see, climbed up tents, cars, fell onto us from the trees, and there was tons of them every where. WARNING: Caterpillars gave 3 out of the 6 people who was camping with us rashes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: December 03, 2020
Coordinator notes: Nice notes!
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Ada County