Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 704315

Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata

Observation date: April 17, 2012
Submitted by: sgrotsky
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I live in Ojai, California (southern California). This caterpillar was on my screen door. I live under an oak tree. Today's temp was 84 degrees. The area is chaparral.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County