Geographic location of the bug: Hoedspruit, South Africa
Time: 12:17 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Please ID this caterpillar for me
How you want your letter signed: J Harris
Dear J Harris,
This is a Lappet Moth Caterpillar in the family Lasiocampidae but we are not certain of the species. There is a very similar looking Caterpillar posted to Wildlife Insight.