4. The Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar is incredibly eye-catching, with their beautiful black and white hair. They are mostly are found on corn leaves, vegetable plants, shrubs and trees. A poison ivy-like rash often develops from contact with this caterpillar.
If you have the misfortune of being stung, you can use tape to remove some of the broken spines in the affected area. Follow by washing the area thoroughly with soap and water in order to remove some of the remaining venom. An ice pack may help to reduce pain and prevent swelling. In cases of severe reactions, eye stings or prolonged symptoms, see a doctor immediately.
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