Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 609084

Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata

Observation date: August 20, 2011
Submitted by: rrrrg123
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dropped from a tall pine tree or douglas fir tree or possibly western red cedar tree. Was dusk, mild temperature, caterpillar never stopped moving.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Fresno County