Norape ovina

White Flannel Moth

Norape ovina, White Flannel Moth, image from West Virginia


Family: Megalopygidae

Wingspan: 27 - 33 mm


In Norape orvina the body is especially hairy; the wings are gleaming white, with the wing apices rounded (Covell, 2005).

The caterpillars feed on Redbud and Hackberry.

Photo data: Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

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