Caterpillars are the immature stage of butterflies and moths. Most furry caterpillars eat leaves (though a few eat clothes), and almost all of them.
A photographic guide to the identification of some of the most hairy caterpillars commonly seen in the British Isles.
Please note that although many hairy caterpillars are safe there are some that have irritating (urticating) hairs which may cause skin reactions. Some people.
Learn what to do when you see a fuzzy and hairy caterpillar at Discovery Place Nature in Charlotte, NC.
Caterpillars /ˈkætərˌpɪlər/ are the larval stage of members of the order Lepidoptera As with . The English word caterpillar derives from the old French catepelose (hairy cat) but merged with the piller (pillager). Caterpillars became a symbol.