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The Rusty Tussock Moth or Vapourer, , is a moth in the family

Lymantriidae-Orgyia antiqua

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lori.tas 7 years ago

That's a great series of photos Jimena. I haven't spotted any of the tent type hatchings. Mostly we just see the gum leaf skeletonizers at work.

Jimena 7 years ago

On this last pictures I think they were eating their mom!

Jimena 7 years ago

There are other spots of the same family of "bugs". I still can't identify what exactly they are!

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.82, Long: 145.15

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 20, 2011

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