The warning came after a venomous hairy caterpillar was spotted in Virginia

It’s a hair-raising situation.

A species of hairy caterpillar – considered the most venomous in the U.S. – has recently been spotted in Virginia.

The state Forest Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for ps caterpillars, which look soft and furry – but have hidden sharp spines that can stick to human skin.

The agency wrote on Facebook that “these caterpillar hairs” are really poisonous spines that cause a painful painful reaction if touched.

According to the University of Michigan, the toxic spine of critics such as Cousin It can cause symptoms such as severe pain, itchy nausea and vomiting, while according to the University of Michigan.

Last month, Richmond, Va .; A woman living in went into the emergency room after running-in with one of the so-called “toxic types”.

“It felt exactly like a chick passing out of my chick,” Crystal Spindle told Guest Virginia Mercury.

Even after being treated with antihistamines and over-the-counter pain medications, the guest said the “sting spot” felt like a second or third-degree burn, and I also felt my bones hurt. ”

A Florida mother whose son was bitten by a smoker in 2018 said she had experienced “the worst pain ever.”

Measuring less than 2-inches in size, the creeping crests feed on deciduous trees such as elm, oak, and sycamore, and are commonly found in the southern states, stretching from Maryland to the north and Texas to the west.

His vague appearance has also been compared to President Trump’s hair over the years.