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Asp Moth Caterpillar - Megalopyge opercularis

Asp Moth Caterpillar - Megalopyge opercularis
St. Edward Catholic Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA
October 2, 2021
Size: Approx. 1 inch
Found on Redbud, on forest edge. I was stung by this guy, it was more than an hour ago, and since I have a high pain tolerance, it doesn't hurt very much.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I believe this is a Megalopyge opercularis, b/c of the tail that sticks out at the back end.

One of the Megalopyge flannel
One of the Megalopyge flannel moth caterpillars?

 
Yes. I thought they were also
Yes. I thought they were also called Asp Moths?

state abbreviations are redundant, pls delete

I'll upload higher quality ph
I'll upload higher quality photos later. I don't really have the means to right now.

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