Although this moth is called Black-waved Flannel moth, I like to use the other name, Crinkled Flannel moth. It just seems to fit better. Many of these moths come to my porch lights. May 31, 2004.
I feel like I want to burry my face in his fuzziness ! Crinkled-flannel moth May 31, 2004
A later instar Crinkled Flannel moth caterpillar. These guys look just as plush and fuzzy as their adults, but don't let that plushness fool you. There are stinging spines underneath !
The different instars of the Crinkled Flannel moth caterpillar look very different from each other. This is a mid-instar example. Fall 2002
This is an early instar Crinkled Flannel moth caterpillar. July 31, 2002