Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 917539

Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata

Observation date: August 20, 2013
Submitted by: PenguinJunky
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crawling on wooden beam by garden with Rocky Mountain Aster, chives. sage. thyme and grass on the outside of garden. Crawls very fast. Weather partly cloudy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: April 29, 2014
Coordinator notes: Great find!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County