Puss Caterpillar

Oct 21, 2020

Megalopyge opercularis is a moth of the family Megalopygidae. It has numerous common names, including southern flannel moth for its adult form, and puss caterpillar, asp, Italian asp, woolly slug, opossum bug,[3] puss moth, tree asp, or asp caterpillar. The "fur" of the larva contains venomous spines that cause extremely painful reactions in human skin upon contact.