Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Subject:  What bug ls it.
Geographic location of the bug:  South west fl
Date: 11/19/2017
Time: 06:11 PM EDT
What is it
How you want your letter signed:  Ron

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Dear Ron,
This is a Tussock Moth Caterpillar in the genus
Dasychira, but we are not certain of the species as the caterpillars of the different species look quite similar, and there are several species reported from Florida.  You can see images on BugGuide.

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