Hairy Caterpillar

Hairy Caterpillar

Observation - Hairy Caterpillar. Description: This caterpillar was spotted on the underside of a thistle leaf in our garden. The body is black with an orange stripe running down both sides of the body. White dots are also on the side of it's body, above each pair of legs. Two large apendages are ap

This caterpillar was spotted on the underside of a thistle leaf in our garden. The body is black with an orange stripe running down both sides of the body. White dots are also on the side of it's body, above each pair of legs. Two large apendages are apparent on the rear end. Any help with identification of this caterpillar would be appreciated. Thank you.