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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: 1 inch hollow container on side of tree in the NC piedmont

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Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

April 10, 2014
7:39 AM

Post #9809068

What is this thing? My assumption is that a bug made it.

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Minot, ND

April 10, 2014
11:30 AM

Post #9809204

This looks like an old cocoon of a southern flannel moth (Megalopyge opercularis) - see
Detailed info on this species can be seen at
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

April 14, 2014
7:27 AM

Post #9812186

Thank you so much, that looks right!

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