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Beetle or Moth larva? frass held together with silk. The larva covers itself with this "blanket" to protect itself while it eats the tree's bark. The host is Beefwood Grevillia Grevillea striata.


Savannah grasslands/woodlands Kimberley. The host is Beefwood Grevillia Grevillea striata.


Thanks to Sergio for prompting me to investigate.

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ChristosMaroulis 6 years ago

Very nice!!

BarbaraSing 6 years ago

Thanks Neil and Mark. I don't know if it will rebuild the curtin. I probably cant find that specific one but I will try tomorrow. I should have turned it over the check legs.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Nice shots Barbara. Did it rebuild the curtain? Cossidae, Hepialidae..

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

An excellent spotting, Barbara. Great photos too.

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Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jul 18, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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