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Flannel Moth larva

Megalopyge opercularis

Description:

This soft looking moth larva has an undercoat of urticating or "stinging" spines and setae that cause immediate and painful skin irritation.

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KristenGilpin
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KristenGilpin

Tampa, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2011
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

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