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Browntail Gum Moth larvae

Urocoma baliolalis


Such a richly coloured caterpillar, with long white hairs around the egde of the body. There are two glands that are clearly visible on the back. Hairs may cause irritation.


Feeds on gum trees (Eucalyptus sp.)

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 5 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

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Mackay, QLD, Australia

Spotted on Dec 28, 2015
Submitted on Jan 1, 2016

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