Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1248555

Western Tussock Moth
Orgyia vetusta

Observation date: May 16, 2020
Submitted by: dkelley18
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mild temperate weather, second sighting of the past week, crawling on backyard fence, near oak & bay trees & other native shrub/trees
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.