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Caterpillars that live in casess
in Australia
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Plutorectis mjobergi

huge, 30 cms. long or more
covered in fine detritus

Metura elongatus

10 cms. long or more
sparsley decorated with short parallel sticks

Clania lewinii

3 cms. long
covered with short parallel equal sticks

Clania ignobilis

covered with short parallel equal sticks, except one which is much longer

Lepidoscia arctiella

covered with short parallel equal sticks, in tiers, each tier wider than the previous one

Enoplidia simplex

cuts and joins 2 elliptical bits of leaf, and carries that about with it.

Oiketicus herrichii

naked tough brown silk case

Hyalarcta nigrescens

naked tough brown silk case, with ribs

various sizes and decoration styles,
most PSYCHIDAE


tiny (1 cm.),
most TINEIDAE


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(written 16 July 2020, updated 17 July 2020)