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Subject: What are these?!?
Location: Coral Springs, Florida
April 8, 2016 4:15 am
Dear Bugman, what are these little guys?They were on a wall inside my house this morning. At first I thought they were ants buy they are about half the size. They appear to be some kind of worm – with legs? Until I took the picture I couldn’t see the legs at all. They weren’t really moving, except to rear up at me when I got close.
Signature: Squirmy Wormies!

Probably Woolly Bear Hatchlings

Probably Woolly Bear Hatchlings

Dear Squirmy Wormies,
These are newly hatched Caterpillars, probably from the subfamily Arctiinae, the Tiger Moths.  The caterpillars of Tiger Moths are frequently called Woolly Bears because of their furry appearance.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Coral Springs, Florida

2 Responses to Probably Woolly Bear Hatchlings

  1. karen says:

    Is it a white woolly bear

  2. karen says:

    Do woolly Bears have yellow face,in my flowers box and seems to lIke milkweed ?no other color except a little yellow tint at times.no luck last year with bag banded bears.

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