Subject: Weird bug outside my house
Location: Hialeah, Fl
February 4, 2016 2:54 pm
This is the second bug like this that I see it likes to just camp out on walls outside the house.
Signature: I don’t know
This is a Southern Tussock Moth Caterpillar, Dasychira meridionalis. According to BugGuide, the caterpillar: “Prefers Oak, but is found on a variety of deciduous trees.” Florida Nature Photography has excellent images depicting the life cycle, including the cocoon and adult moth.