What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  What is this?
Geographic location of the bug:  Gainesville, Missouri
Date: 05/03/2019
Time: 01:03 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I found this bug September 7, 2017 and have not been able to identify it. Any thoughts?
How you want your letter signed:  Samantha

Yellow Shouldered Slug Moth Caterpillar

Dear Samantha,
This is a Yellow Shouldered Slug Moth Caterpillar, and the only image we have in our archive is parasitized.  Here is a BugGuide image for comparison.  According to BugGuide, the moth is known as the Ochre-winged Hag Moth
Thanks for letting us know that this was a September sighting.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Gainesville, Missouri

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