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Autunm gum moth

Mnesampela privata

Description:

Green larvae with two white dots

Habitat:

These are leaf skeletenisers on eucalyptus.

Notes:

The mature larvae join leaves together to form a protective space in which to hide or pupate.

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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Mnesampela privata caterpillar often poses like a question mark.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

3765, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 14, 2011
Submitted on Apr 14, 2012

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