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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.
Lat: -33.39, Long: 150.99
Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012
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