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Zoned Crest-moth

Chlenias zonaea

Description:

About 35mm long. One pair of prolegs plus claspers.

Habitat:

Exploring eucalyptus leaves in local national park.

Notes:

Also known as 'Pine Looper' these are known to feed on pinaceae, asteraceae, rosaceae so what is it doing on eucy?
After pic 2 it dropped to the grass below.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A very pretty caterpillar....

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.95, Long: 145.26

Spotted on Sep 28, 2017
Submitted on Sep 28, 2017

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