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I have never seen this before
Location:  Dixon Missouri, USA
August 14, 2010 5:05 pm
this insect stung my son when he swept it off his arm after trying to shake it off and it sticking to him. its very small about the size of a pea. at the biggest.
tim

Nason's Slug

Hi Tim,
This is one of the Stinging Slug Caterpillars in the family Limacodidae.  We quickly identified it as Nason’s Slug,
Natada nasoni, by searching BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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