Megalopyge opercularis - Hodges#4647
| The Southern Flannel Moth (Megalopyge opercularis) is a common sight in Florida and the Southeast. Its caterpillars are called "Puss Caterpillars" and are known to have a painful sting. Males have feathery antennae and stronger markings than females of this species. This suggests that this specimen is a male.
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