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Southern Tussock Moth

Dasychira meridionalis

2 species ID suggestions

peter 4 years ago
Pine Tussock Moth
Lymantriidae Dasychira sp. tussock moths, Dasychira spp. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - 9009078
bayucca 3 years ago
Southern Tussock Moth
Dasychira meridionalis Moth Photographers Group – Dasychira meridionalis – 8298


OlemaLewis 3 years ago

I found it while camping in Peace River, Fl.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

This is typical Tussock moth.. Its Hairy antennas and Hairy bumps on its back...!!

ChristyHolland 3 years ago

So fuzzy!! Doesn't it make you want to cuddle??? ;-) Maybe not. Nice shots!

MelissaFerguson 3 years ago

Please consider sharing with Florida's Flora & Fauna mission
Wonderful spotting and nice photographs!

HollyGreene 3 years ago

Wow, what a unique catch!

ceherzog 4 years ago

Hi Olema,

I think I found the same caterpillar at Laurel Nokomis School which is not far from you...what do you think?

Florida, USA

Lat: 27.62, Long: -81.81

Spotted on Dec 3, 2008
Submitted on Jun 3, 2011

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