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Southern Flannel Moth

Megalopyge opercularis

Description:

The adult moth is covered in long fur in colors ranging from dull orange to lemon yellow, with hairy legs and fuzzy black feet.

Habitat:

Outside wall of restaurant in Florida

Notes:

Megalopyge opercularis is a moth of the family Megalopygidae. It has numerous common names, including southern flannel moth for its adult form, and puss caterpillar, asp, Italian asp, woolly slug, opossum bug,[1] puss moth, or asp caterpillar for its larval form.

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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.47, Long: -80.77

Spotted on Aug 20, 2017
Submitted on Aug 20, 2017

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