Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata (McDunnough)



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Adult(s)
Jerald E. Dewey
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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Adult(s)
Ladd Livingston
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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Larva(e)
USDA Forest Service - Region 2 - Rocky Mountain Region Archive
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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Damage
USDA Forest Service - Region 2 - Rocky Mountain Region Archive
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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Damage
David McComb
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Douglas-fir tussock moth
Orgyia pseudotsugata
Damage
Dave Powell


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Lymantriidae
Subfamily: Orgyiinae
Tribe: Orgyiini
Genus: Orgyia

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITAXAEA


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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm