Subject: Crazy caterpillar type thing
Location: Southeastern PA
August 5, 2013 3:43 pm
This fell out of my weeping Chinese elm in southeastern PA…. Yikes! What is it?
Signature: C Mchugh
Dear C Mchugh,
We were out of the office when you submitted your request and we are just attempting to catch up on a small fraction of our unanswered mail. This is a Monkey Slug, Phobetron pithecium, a Hag Moth caterpillar in the family Limacodidae. Handle with care. Monkey Slugs sting.