Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1258148

Northern Pine Tussock Moth
Dasychira plagiata

Observation date: July 04, 2020
Submitted by: drmarc60223
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found two examples on our deck near a light that had been on all night. Hot and humid conditions. The light faces a thickly wooded area. The photos are two different individuals, but I think are the same species based on coloration and antennae.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: July 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, La Crosse County