Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1237918

Southern Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis

Observation date: October 19, 2019
Date notes: I found this fuzzy friend on a wall.
Submitted by: lmatthews
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It responds when tickled with a piece of grass.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 21, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Williamson County