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Spotting

Description:

This caterpillar is consuming my vegetables before I can, note the rain beading on the caterpillar

Habitat:

vegetable garden, adelaide hills

1 Species ID Suggestions

Spilosoma canescens
Spilosoma canescens Spilosoma canescens


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4 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Look like following but its from North America.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lophocampa_...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Yes...but my doubt is wrong... not of Orgiya sp. !!

Aonach_Eagach
Aonach_Eagach 10 years ago

I did load several photos, but I'm finding the photo loader a bit hit and miss, I'll look again to see if I have a complete photo

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

I feel its a Orgyia sp. moth's caterpillar. But unable to find hairy bumps on its back. Have you picture with complete caterpillar..?

Aonach_Eagach
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Aonach_Eagach

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jul 8, 2011
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011

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