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Family Megalopygidae - Flannel Moths

Black-waved Flannel Moth - Hodges#4644 - Lagoa crispata Black-waved Flannel - Lagoa crispata Gold Moth with Perm - Lagoa crispata mesquite stinger moth - Norape tenera Southern Flannel Moth - Megalopyge opercularis - male Flannel Moth -- Southern or Black-waved?  - Megalopyge opercularis Flannel Moth in Flagler county, Florida - Lagoa crispata - male White Flannel Moth - Hodges#4650 - Norape ovina
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Megalopygidae (Flannel Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
MEGALOPYGIDAE Herrich-Schaffer, 1855 (1)
Caution, caterpillars can sting. See this site for more information.

Caterpillars in this family in having 7 pairs of prolegs, which is 2 more than in any other lepidopteran family.