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NOTODONTIDAE of Australia

Trichiocercus sparshalli

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8 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Belated welcome bhupendra. Nice caterpillar.

RBhupi
RBhupi 7 years ago

Thanks Martin!!!

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Hello bhupendra. When photos are not definitive, the descriptive text is extremely useful and can add non visual details. Your cat has blood red tufts between black tufts on each segment. See the EOL link.
The second link has red-brown tufts without the black tufts. The second species is not recorded in Victoria. I have grown them out and the moth is without the black stripe and thereby confirmed T. sparshalli.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/782...

RBhupi
RBhupi 7 years ago

Hi Martin
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...
These two pages on the same website are suggesting slightly different species. I can't see any difference between them.

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah!

RBhupi
RBhupi 7 years ago

Hi Daniele, I appreciate that.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Hi bhupendraraut, and welcome to Project Noah! I've relocated this spotting to the Arthropods category for you.

RBhupi
Spotted by
RBhupi

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 9, 2013
Submitted on Feb 9, 2013

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