Stinging Slug Caterpillar from Thailand

Subject: Spiny larva
Location: Thailand, Chiang Mai
March 2, 2015 5:36 am
Found that larva eating a leave in my garden.
No good idea to touch it – seems to have a light poison (acetic acid or so) in his spines.
Any idea what the adult bug would be?
Signature: Regards from the sunny Thailand

Stinging Slug Caterpillar
Stinging Slug Caterpillar

We believe this is a Stinging Slug Caterpillar in the family Limacodidae.

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