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Furry tan/brown moth - Megalopyge opercularis

Furry tan/brown moth - Megalopyge opercularis
Lake Kissimmee State Park, Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida, USA
August 22, 2006
Size: 2 cm.
As you can probably see from the photo- this critter's feet/legs are very furry & he looks as though he has a mustache. Beautiful though!

I cropped it so non-editors can see it at a better magnification. I hope you don't mind.

not at all...I noticed max size requirements for this website, but have never messed with that & am not sure how to change my pix :) I suppose I know just enough to be dangerous on a puter!

Looks like a Southern Flannel Moth.

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