White Flannel Moth Caterpillar (Norape ovina) – Identification
Q: Can you identify this caterpillar for me? My wife found them on our Red Buds and unfortunately touched one. She won’t do it again!
A: It’s a white flannel moth caterpillar…Norape ovina.
All flannel moth caterpillars have stinging spines.
As your wife learned: Don’t touch this one!