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Flannel Moth Caterpillar - Megalopyge opercularis

Flannel Moth Caterpillar - Megalopyge opercularis
Pena Blanca Lake - Coronado National Forest, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
October 19, 2007
Feeding on acacia. Maybe a Megalopyge bissesa

Moved
Moved from Megalopyge bissesa.

Moved
Moved from Megalopyge.

Moved

Moved
Moved to Megalopyge opercularis.

M. bissesa is considered a subspecies of M. opercularis at All-Leps, which is BugGuide's taxonomic reference for moths.

 
Robin, my info was based on
Robin, my info was based on someone who specializes in this area...i would prefer to keep it at genus level per my conversations with regional experts.

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Moved from Flannel Moths.

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