Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 706928

Manto Tussock Moth
Dasychira manto

Observation date: April 28, 2012
Submitted by: MrJim70
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In the middle of a trail on a fallen log. Eastern Kentucky in Daniel Boone National Forest. It was sunny and 77F. Caterpillar was moving in a straight line on the log. Specimen approximately 2.5-3.5 inches in length.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 07, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kentucky, Powell County