Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 716155

Manto Tussock Moth
Dasychira manto

Observation date: June 12, 2012
Submitted by: sryan101
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This little guy was clinging to the side of my pool liner. Thought he was a scorpion at first did not realize it was a caterpillar until I placed it on the concrete. Picked it up an placed on our patio furniture cover to observe then released it into yard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 26, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.