Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214666

White Flannel Moth
Norape ovina

Observation date: August 10, 2011
Submitted by: Susan McSwain
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hundreds of these caterpillars completely denuded two redbuds on my property one year. My husband accidently got stung by one, and the welt lasted days.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 06, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Nelson County