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EENY-545: Puss Caterpillar (Larva), Southern Flannel Moth (Adult), Megalopyge opercularis (J. E. Smith 1797) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea: Megalopygidae)

Figure 24. Southern flannel moth larva, Megalopyge opercularis, (initial stage of spinning cocoon).

Credit: Donald W. Hall, University of Florida.