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Little Eskimo - Megalopyge opercularis

Little Eskimo - Megalopyge opercularis
Pena Blanca Lake, Coronado National Forest, Arizona, USA
August 10, 2007
Size: 33 mm
Many of these little guys came to night lights. They looked like they had a big wool coat on.

Moved from Megalopyge bissesa.

Moved from Megalopyge.

Moved from Moths.

Probably 4647 - Megalopyge opercularis .....BUT
... 4646 - Megalopyge bissesa is similar and also found in Arizona.

Megalopyge sp.
Thanks Bob. I sure could not find this little fellow, but once you pointed me in the right direction I do not know how I missed he. After looking at several diferent web site I can not be sure which he is 4646 or 4647. I will just go with Megalopyge and be happy to have gotten that far.


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