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White Flannel Moth (Norape ovina) ♂ At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. Males of this species have orangish antennae.<br />
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White Flannel Moth (Norape ovina) ♂

At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. Males of this species have orangish antennae.

White Flannel Moth (Norape ovina) ♂ At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. Males of this species have orangish antennae.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82931/white_flannel_moth_norape_ovina.html Geotagged,Norape ovina,Summer,United States

    comments (4)

  1. So cute with these pompoms! Posted 4 months ago
    1. This whole family is ridiculously cute! Posted 4 months ago
      1. 100 percent agree! <3 Posted 4 months ago
    2. Thank you, Marta! <3 I thought so too! Posted 4 months ago

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''Norape ovina'', the white flannel moth, is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. In the United States, it is found from Washington, D.C. south to Florida, west to Montana and Texas. Its range extends further south through Mexico, Guatemala and Panama to Venezuela, Suriname and Bolivia. Adults are on wing from April to May and from July to October. There are two per year in the north, likely more in south.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Jul 31, 2019 06:35 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/181s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm