Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1271576

Rusty Tussock Moth
Orgyia antiqua

Observation date: August 24, 2020
Submitted by: Lboomerian9000
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar at rest on a Huckleberry leaf, weather sunny and 75 degrees, winds calm. Location in the Willamette National Forest on Bunchgrass Mtn at an elevation of around 5000 feet above sea level.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: March 28, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Linn County