EUPTEROTIDAE in Australia
Monkey Moths
BOMBYCOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

EUPTEROTIDAE

caterpillar
  
EUPTEROTIDAE

cocoon
  
EUPTEROTIDAE

moths
  
EUPTEROTIDAE

underside

The Caterpillars of this family are very hairy, and the hairs can often cause skin irritation ( urticaria ) in sensitive people.

The 6 identified Australian species of EUPTEROTIDAE are:

Cotana neurina
Cotana serranotata

  • Ebbepterote expansa

    Panacela lewinae : Bag-shelter Moth
    Panacela nyctopa

  • Panacela syntropha

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    (updated 17 October 2014, 18 February 2015, 5 January 2016)