Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240474

Southern Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis

Observation date: November 23, 2019
Submitted by: gardenpilot
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found climbing up an oak tree. Went from about 2 feet off the ground to out of sight in the tree crown in about 20 minutes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: December 15, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Nassau County