Subject: Big found in Southern Indiana
Location: Southern Indiana
August 3, 2015 5:26 pm
This bug was found in a friends garage. There were several around. And if you bothered them, they would roll up into a ball and then later unroll and crawl off. It was a fluffy looking little fella about one inch long.
Signature: June bullock
Is there milkweed growing near the garage? This is a Milkweed Tussock Caterpillar, Euchaetes egle, and they are never found far from a milkweed food plant.
Thank you for such a quick response. My friend will be happy to know this little fellow has a name. She was showing it to everybody trying to find out what it was.