Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1207038

Southern Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis

Observation date: May 30, 2019
Submitted by: Jbanks
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was above my garage door enjoying the light. This is the first one of these I have seen and fortunately I haven't encountered any of the caterpillars.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 30, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Cullman County