Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Douglas Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata (McDunnough, 1921)


Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Lymantriinae
Identification:
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: Late July to early September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Pineaceae sp.
Adult Food:
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Range: British Columbia south to Colorado, Arizona and southern California.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.