Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 545723

Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris

Observation date: July 09, 2011
Submitted by: Sissy Willis
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found resting on underside of dried Elephant Ear leaf of plant (as seen in picture) we'd recently put outside after winter inside. Next time I looked, day or two later, it was gone.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 16, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States