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Malacosoma disstria? - Malacosoma disstria

Malacosoma disstria? - Malacosoma disstria
Ginnie Springs, Gilchrist County, Florida, USA
April 12, 2014
My best guess for this lil' one is Malacosoma disstria, the Forest tent caterpillar moth. It was perhaps an inch or so in length (sorry, no exact measurement -- metric or otherwise). Of note, there were *tons* of these at Ginnie Springs this past weekend, and Ginnie Springs (a part of the Santa Fe River) is largely flooded right now. The lowlands areas are pretty much inundated with water -- and there's a lot of stuff pushed up onto the narrower stretches of land with the campsites. A really busy weekend with arthropods! Any help would be greatly appreciated. (I hesitate to move this to Malacosoma myself because I very well may be missing something. I know far less than what I don't know...!)

Moved from ID Request. Yes, good call

Thanks John y Jane! There may
Thanks John y Jane! There may be hope for me yet...!

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