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Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Lophacampa caryea

Description:

White and 'fluffy' with black chain-like markings on the back. Apparently touching this caterpillar can cause a rash, so be careful :)

Habitat:

Deciduous forests with hickory, walnut, ash, elm...

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AshleyStewart
Spotted by
AshleyStewart

Chatham, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Sep 9, 2015
Submitted on Sep 10, 2015

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