The Southern Flannel Moth is also known by the name(s) of: Puss Caterpillar, Asp Caterpillar.
The Southern Flannel Moth is typically 0.9 inches to 1.4 inches (24mm to 36mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: yellow, orange, brown, white, black, furry, fluffy, fuzzy, hairy, painful, stinging, wave, flying.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; New Brunswick; Mexico..
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Southern Flannel Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.