The Hag Moth is also known by the name(s) of: Monkey Slug (caterpillar).
The Hag Moth is typically 0.7 inches to 1.1 inches (20mm to 28mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: brown, black, white, tan, hairy, furry, fuzzy, weird, legs, flying, tentacles, arms, octopus.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Quebec.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Hag Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.