Processionary Caterpillars – a big danger to pets in Mallorca.

The Pine Processionary Caterpillar (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) is a common pest in the Balearics. Every Spring, residents must be on their guard when the caterpillars or larvae, who have overwintered in

Skin irritations (caterpillar dermatitis)

One reaction after contact with stinging hairs of the processionary caterpillar may be extreme itching; this can occur hours after contact, but may continue over several days. After contact with