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

Figure 39. Puss caterpillar, Megalopyge opercularis, in the process of propelling its fecal pellet.

Credit: Donald W. Hall, University of Florida