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Emperor gum moth (early larva)

Opodiphthera eucalypti

Description:

Black hairy first instar larva is the first or only hatching from this group of eggs.

Habitat:

Eucalyptus leaf from a sapling planted in suburban park.

Notes:

Second instar can be seen here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/856... Final instar here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/796...

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4 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Thanks Gilma. I've just seen these again on this link http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/157...

Thank you, that it is great when one can follow the spottings like that.... Fantastic.

kadavoor
kadavoor 8 years ago

Cute info!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Good linking martinl.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 29, 2012
Submitted on Jan 29, 2012

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