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

EUPTEROTIDAE

eggs
 
EUPTEROTIDAE

caterpillars
 
EUPTEROTIDAE

cocoons
 
EUPTEROTIDAE

moths

EUPTEROTIDAE

females
 
EUPTEROTIDAE

undersides
 
EUPTEROTIDAE

forewings

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, 4 May 2019)