Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1343230

Southern Flannel Moth
Megalopyge opercularis

Observation date: September 16, 2021
Date notes: On logging road on Oak-Hickory ridge, forested
Submitted by: Homer E
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dry weather, walking on logging road under canopy of mostly mature chestnut and scarlet oaks, mockernut and pignut hickories and some mature planted eastern white pine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Athens County