Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 931218

Tussock moths
Orgyia sp.

Observation date: September 26, 2013
Submitted by: Lauren Dongworth
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Windy day, located on a metal frame, very lively
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 03, 2022
Coordinator notes: Looks like Orgyia definita, but that’s not found in BC – only two: antiqua and pseudotsugata and it’s neither of those. We guess just Orgyia sp. PNW Moths - http://pnwmoths.biol.wwu.edu/browse/family-erebidae/subfamily-lymantriinae/tribe-orgyiini/orgyia/
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia