What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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

Monkey Slug

Monkey Slug

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.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Pennsylvania

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