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Subject: My Wife Says it Stung Her
Location: Raleigh NC, USA
July 31, 2017 3:14 pm
What kind of bug is this? It was sitting on a fence rail and my wife brushed it with her arm. She said it immediately started to tingle and left her with a (very) small welt.
Signature: Neal

Stinging Slug Caterpillar

Dear Neal,
We believe we have correctly identified your Stinging Slug Caterpillar as
Natada nasoni thanks to this BugGuide image.  According to BugGuide:  “Larvae feed on beech, hickory, and hornbeams.”

 

 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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