puss caterpillar (Megalopyge opercularis ) on plum/cherry (Prunus spp. ) - 1472045

puss caterpillar
Megalopyge opercularis J.E. Smith

Host: plum/cherry (Prunus spp. L.)
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: feeding on domestic plum; 20 Miles South of Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia, USA; photographed 2 October 1990; pupated and female emerged in lab 25 May 1991
Image type: Laboratory
Subject Gender: Female
Image location: Georgia, United States

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Name: Frank E French
Organization: Georgia Southern University
Country: United States

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