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Flamboyant and bizarre larvae of notodontid moth. The caterpillar will hold its head back when startled and the distended tail, equipped with eyespots (pic #5) seems to be the head.
This series includes two different specimens found on two different species of Acacia tree found within very close proximity.
Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012
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