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Caterpillar

Description:

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

Habitat:

Suburban Adelaide hills garden

1 Species ID Suggestions

Polyphagus geometrid
Chlenias auctaria Chlenias auctaria


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3 Comments

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
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

Aonach_Eagach
Spotted by
Aonach_Eagach

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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

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