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Flannel Moth

Megalopyge opercularis

Description:

Shaped like oak leaf when at rest

Habitat:

School yard

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Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis Megalopyge opercularis


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1 Comment

caliyooper57
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).

AnnetteLeroux
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AnnetteLeroux

Windsor, California, USA

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

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