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Common Anthelid

Anthela acuta

Description:

Reddish-brown, hairy with a dark head. Its head looks as though it has two large brown eyes. There are tufts all down the length of the body and small white spots.

Habitat:

Found in bushland.

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3 Comments

cathysinoz
cathysinoz 10 years ago

Thanks Lori, I'll check out the site and update. =)

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

The spots make me think of caterpillars in the ANTHELIDAE family of moths.

Check out http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au... for more information about Australian lepidoptera.

peter
peter 10 years ago

Fuzzy!

cathysinoz
Spotted by
cathysinoz

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 31, 2010
Submitted on Nov 13, 2010

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