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Subject: What is this bug?
Location: Houston tx
November 21, 2014 11:19 pm
We found on patio and would like to know what it is. Is it dangerous,poisonous, etc.
Signature: Cc



Dear Cc,
Your image is quite blurry, but this appears to be an Asp, the stinging caterpillar of a Southern Flannel Moth.  The Asp is notorious in the south where its sting is reported to be quite painful.
  Additional information on the Asp is available on BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Houston, Texas

2 Responses to Asp

  1. julia mccall says:

    I was in my backyard taking out my trash.when ilooked like ants but there was a small something on my foot also.it was about the size of my little finger and brown in color can you tell me what this is

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