Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1277572

White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma

Observation date: October 15, 2020
Submitted by: Gradinara
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed for the past several days living on and eating the leaves of a briar plant (species as yet unidentified) in my front garden. Nearby plants include very small holly, vinca minor and Clematis "Luther Burbank".
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.