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Possible Flannel Moth Pupa - Lymire edwardsii

Possible Flannel Moth Pupa - Lymire edwardsii
Loxahatchee NWR, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
October 24, 2012
Thanks for your help! Located more later here:

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Moved from Tiger Moths.
Well done! I think you must be right, based on the Ficus host and the similarity to these:

 
Cool!
Thanks again for your help!

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Moved from Unidentified Pupae and Cocoons.
Flannel moths make tough, complex cocoons:

A cocoon made entirely of the caterpillar's hairs is typical of certain tiger moths.

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Moved from Insects.

 
I was browsing for a caterpillar
Edward's Wasp Moth - Lymire edwardsii and found pics like these - could these be it?

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Moved from ID Request.

Don't know what this is
Rich,
Megalopyge pupa looks more like hair than straw. Still, there looks like there's something inside. Perhaps Straw-carrying Wasp?
Robert

 
I know
That there's a pupa (that's what I'm calling it) underneath the straw/hair material. I'll be back up there later this week and see if I can find one with the straw/hair material removed. The pupa was dark in color and affixed to a ficus leaf.

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