Milkweed Tussock caterpillars just hatching from their little fuzzy nest. August 1, 2005.
Milkweed Tussock caterpillars are gregarious, staying together as a group until later instars. Here is a group devouring a milkweed leaf on July 29, 2005.
Looks like a fuzzy Monarch!
A mass of fur on a swamp milkweed pod, Asclepias incarnata.
Caterpillars on milkweed.
A few caterpillars on swamp milkweed, the bottom one seems to have used a different hair dresser :)
Eating the last of the leaves of this milkweed species.
Milkweed Tussock Moth on Swamp milkweed, Caney Creek, Stilwell OK., Sept. 2013