Photo 12832358, (c) Chuck Sexton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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Original https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12832358
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gcwarbler

Date

December 18, 2017 05:22 AM CST

Description

I can find no images of any Megalopyge species on iNat matching this jazzy looking critter. The only color images that I can find online were offered as a "quiz moth" on a Costa Rican website:
http://www.welovecostarica.com/identify-this-costa-rica-moth-and-win-a-costa-rica-folk-music-cd/
The species is known from Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brasil. The following publication by Epstein (1996) from ResearchGate has a black-and-white illustration of the species:
http://tinyurl.com/y7x5bflc

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