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Larva of yellow emperor moth

Syntherata janetta

Description:

A group of very large and elaborately spiked green cats. This was found on the ridge of a mountain and at a streetlight.

Habitat:

Foodplant is a young tree, possibly a fig. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/126...

Notes:

This differs slightly from the emperor gum moth in Victoria by the lacking blue tips on the tubercules. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/105...

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Cairns, QLD, Australia

Lat: -16.88, Long: 145.75

Spotted on May 12, 2015
Submitted on May 14, 2015

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