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Saw this little (3cm) caterpillar hanging off our Grevilliea in the front garden


Suburban Adelaide hills garden

1 Species ID Suggestions

Polyphagus geometrid
Chlenias auctaria Chlenias auctaria

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Besides the diverse list of food plants listed at LepidopteraButterflyHouse I have also found these on Exocarpos cupressiformis - 'Cherry Ballart'... a native cypress. It seems they can eat anything. Gorgeous looking little caterpillars.

Aonach_Eagach 10 years ago

JuanDiTrani, I think your'e correct, they have the same structure and method of locomotion,so far can't find the species

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 10 years ago

probably a Geometridae

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

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