Accidentally got my hand on this saturniid but the sting wasn't so bad as I expected, the burning pain went away within 10 minutes, small edema lasted only for a couple of hours (the area randomly got itchy the next days though).
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This is a Lonomia caterpillar from Brazil, it is responsible for several deaths each year due to its potent venomous defense. The Lonomia Caterpillar looks beautiful but is actually considered a.
The caterpillar of the Dryas Iulia butterfly can be found from Brazil to Texas, in the summer even as far north as Nebraska. It has an orange underside and is black on top with long, spiky black spines to scare off predators .
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So fluffy caterpillar.
The Deadliest Creatures of the World- The lazy clown of the insect world The adult moth is just a moth, but the hairs of the caterpillar are juicy with nasty stuff, so nasty that dozens of people die every year from just touching them.