Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Subject: what kind of caterpillar is this
Location: Inverness FL
March 23, 2015 6:12 am
I have found a few of these yellow fuzzy caterpillars around my house lately. We live next to a wooded lot full of pine trees.
Signature: curious mom

Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Dear Curious Mom,
This is a Tussock Moth Caterpillar in the genus Orgyia, but we cannot say for certain which species.  Refer to BugGuide for additional information.

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