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Flannel Moth

Megalopyge opercularis


Shaped like oak leaf when at rest


School yard

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Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis Megalopyge opercularis

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caliyooper57 6 years ago

It almost looks like a Flannel Moth (Megalopyge opercularis). If you see the little wooley caterpillars (Puss Caterpillars, Tree Asp), do not touch them. They have venomous spines and are very painful (even if they are so very cute).

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Windsor, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 25, 2014
Submitted on Jun 25, 2014

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