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Unknown spotting

Description:

Caterpillar approx. 3 cms in length. Colour grey to black, well defined body segments, brownish bristles. Body heavier at rear and narrows towards head. Feeding on succulent plant.

Habitat:

Suburban garden.



No species ID suggestions

4 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Thanks. It is.

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a week ago

A pretty caterpillar....

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 years ago

No holes. It crawled across the path and headed straight for the plant. I made it detour a couple of times but it was intent on reaching the succulent. I didn't hang around long enough to see it graze.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Hmm.. I would guess a borer-type moth. Any hole in the succulent?

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Lat: -33.77, Long: 151.06

Spotted on Feb 17, 2014
Submitted on Mar 2, 2014

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