Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1235507

Southern Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis

Observation date: September 29, 2019
Date notes: Was sunny and 84 degrees
Submitted by: Junior Ranger Ian
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on a Holly Bush. Body appeared to be inflating and deflating.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 21, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.