Subject: What is this bug?
Location: Houston tx
November 21, 2014 11:19 pm
We found on patio and would like to know what it is. Is it dangerous,poisonous, etc.
Signature: Cc


Dear Cc,
Your image is quite blurry, but this appears to be an Asp, the stinging caterpillar of a Southern Flannel Moth.  The Asp is notorious in the south where its sting is reported to be quite painful.
  Additional information on the Asp is available on BugGuide.

2 thoughts on “Asp”

  1. I was in my backyard taking out my trash.when ilooked like ants but there was a small something on my foot was about the size of my little finger and brown in color can you tell me what this is


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