Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1135012

White Flannel Moth
Norape ovina

Observation date: August 15, 2017
Date notes: Not entirely sure about the time!
Submitted by: Sophiavcb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were many of them, then upon returning an hour or so later, the large ones were all gone and the tree was convered in very small caterpillars. The large ones were about 3 inches long, while the small were less than an inch. The picture attached is of the larger ones.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 17, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Fairfax County, United States, Virginia