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Anthelid caterpillar

Nataxa flavescens


A very slim tufted caterpillar with a horn on the tail. About 40mm long.


On a large acacia trunk in a roadside rest are just south of Sydney


So unlike other Anthelids both as larvae and adults.
Male and female adults are very different. See female here...
and male here...

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Yerrinbool, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Apr 19, 2021
Submitted on Apr 23, 2021

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