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The moth megalopyge opercularis has numerous common names, including southern flannel moth for its adult form, and puss moth, puss caterpillar, tree asp, and the asp.
Several kinds of venomous caterpillars are commonly seen in late summer - early fall. they are usually inconspicuous, so when one is encountered it's "ouch -.
Photos of various moth caterpillars, mostly in north carolina.
500 x 375 jpeg 127kB, Puss Caterpillar (Megalopyge opercularis) - Flickr user touterse (CC ...
2500 x 1673 jpeg 891kB, Puss caterpillar
Photos moth caterpillars, north carolina.
Stinging rose caterpillar. stinging rose caterpillar yellow red spiny caterpillar black blue stripes middle .
Note: caterpillar id difficult! identified books subject lots dave wagner..
Moth . butterfly caterpillars. note average caterpillar wild moth butterfly approximately 4,700.
Asp puss caterpillar, megalopyge opercularis (characteristic pattern sting). photograph courtesy armed forces pest management board/donald hall..
This caterpillar posada amazonas lodge tambopata, peru. , larva moth family megalopygidae..