LAURA LEVENS
Upper Beaconsfield Conservation Group
with Cardinia Shire
Upper Beaconsfield,
Victoria, Australia.
  
BOOKS

Wildflowers in the Dandenong Ranges
a beginners guide
(1997)

No legs or many
spineless and wild
(2007)

Walks through nature reserves
of Beaconsfield Upper

illustrated by Prue Anderson (1996)

  

Lepidoptera Photos

ANTHELIDAE


350: possibly male
Anthela repleta

351: underside of #350

352: head of #350

36: caterpillar of
Chelepteryx collesi,

37: Chelepteryx collesi

61: Anthela ocellata

62: underside of #61

190: caterpillar

202: caterpillar

356: female
Anthela acuta

357: underside of #356

358: head of #356



ARCTIIDAE


7: Scoliacma bicolora,
LITHOSIINAE

13: Halone ophiodes,
LITHOSIINAE

17: Termessa nivosa,
LITHOSIINAE

60: Asura lydia,
LITHOSIINAE

53: probably
Castulo doubledayi,
LITHOSIINAE

54: underside of #53

55: head of #53

83: Anestia species,
female laying eggs on cocoon
LITHOSIINAE

82: larva, maybe
Anestia ombrophanes,
LITHOSIINAE

81: maybe
Anestia semiochrea,
LITHOSIINAE

89: probably
Anestia ombrophanes,
LITHOSIINAE

90: underside of #89

97: probably
Nyctemera amica,
ARCTIINAE

98: caterpillar of #97

253: Utetheisa pulchelloides,
ARCTIINAE

254: underside of 253
Utetheisa pulchelloides,
ARCTIINAE

197: caterpillar

249: Halone consolatrix,
LITHOSIINAE

250: Halone consolatrix,
LITHOSIINAE

251: Halone consolatrix,
LITHOSIINAE

263: Tigrioides alterna,
LITHOSIINAE

264: #263 face
Tigrioides alterna,
LITHOSIINAE

265: #263 underside
Tigrioides alterna,
LITHOSIINAE

310: Thallarcha partita,
LITHOSIINAE

311: head of Thallarcha partita,
LITHOSIINAE

125: Spilosoma curvata,
ARCTIINAE

315: Spilosoma curvata,
ARCTIINAE

316: underside of #315
Spilosoma curvata,
ARCTIINAE

317: head of #315
Spilosoma curvata,
ARCTIINAE

324: probably Halone sejuncta,
LITHOSIINAE

325: underside of #324, probably
Halone sejuncta,
LITHOSIINAE

326: head of #324, probably
Halone sejuncta,
LITHOSIINAE

65: Thallarcha pellax,
LITHOSIINAE

66:underside of #65
Thallarcha pellax,
LITHOSIINAE



COSSIDAE


332: Zyganisus caliginosus,

333: underside of #332,
Zyganisus caliginosus,

334: head of #332,
Zyganisus caliginosus,



CRAMBIDAE


18: Hednota relatalis,
CRAMBINAE

19: Hednota pleniferellus,
CRAMBINAE

85: moth
maybe Glaucocharis species
CRAMBINAE

139: Metasia acharis,
length 7 mm.
SPILOMELINAE

165: Ubida ramostriellus,
CRAMBINAE

222: Scoparia spelaea
SCOPARIINAE,
length 7 mm.

204: caterpillar
Uresiphita ornithopteralis,
PYRAUSTINAE

205: caterpillar head
Uresiphita ornithopteralis,
PYRAUSTINAE

348: Uresiphita ornithopteralis,
PYRAUSTINAE

349: underside of #348
Uresiphita ornithopteralis,
PYRAUSTINAE

11: Musotima nitidalis,
MUSOTIMINAE

194: Musotima nitidalis
MUSOTIMINAE,
length 8mm.

195: again #194
Musotima nitidalis
MUSOTIMINAE,
length 8mm.

196: underside #194
Musotima nitidalis
MUSOTIMINAE,
length 8mm.

336: Scoparia protorthra
SCOPARIINAE.

337: moth #336 underside.
336: Scoparia protorthra
SCOPARIINAE.

338: moth #336 head.
336: Scoparia protorthra
SCOPARIINAE.



GEOMETRIDAE


2: Phallaria ophiusaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

16: female
Chlorocoma stereota,
GEOMETRINAE

283: male
Chlorocoma stereota,
GEOMETRINAE

28: possibly
Parepisparis lutosaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

25: caterpillar

26: caterpillar
or maybe #25 but older

44: length 6mms.,
Taxeotis perlinearia,
OENOCHROMINAE

45: head of #44
Taxeotis perlinearia,
OENOCHROMINAE

41: probably
Ectropis fractaria,
ENNOMINAE

51: probably
Ectropis fractaria,
ENNOMINAE

217: Ectropis fractaria,
ENNOMINAE

218: underside of #217
Ectropis fractaria,
ENNOMINAE

22: maybe
Chryolarentaria insulsata,
LARENTIINAE

49: Poecilasthena pulchraria,
LARENTIINAE

57: Epidesmia chilonaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

67: Fisera perplexata
ENNOMINAE
winter form

72: early instar caterpillar of
Crypsiphona ocultaria,
GEOMETRINAE

73: later instar caterpillar of
Crypsiphona ocultaria,
GEOMETRINAE

74: Crypsiphona ocultaria,
GEOMETRINAE

75: underside of #74
Crypsiphona ocultaria,
GEOMETRINAE

64: Chaetolopha oxyntis,
LARENTIINAE

100: Dissomorphia australiaria,
ENNOMINAE

104: male
Phrissogonus laticostata,
LARENTIINAE

105: male Scioglyptis lyciaria
ENNOMINAE

120: male
Aponotoreas dascia
LARENTIINAE

121: underside
Aponotoreas dascia
LARENTIINAE

122: female
Aponotoreas dascia
LARENTIINAE

123: underside
Aponotoreas dascia
LARENTIINAE

126: Scopula optivata
STERRHINAE

127: underside
Scopula optivata
STERRHINAE

128: moth

135: Thalaina clara
ENNOMINAE

153: probably
Plesanemma fucata
ENNOMINAE

154: head of #153

155: underside
of #153

206: Epidesmia hypenaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

207: underside of #206
Epidesmia hypenaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

208: Scopula rubraria,
STERRHINAE

209: again #208
Scopula rubraria,
STERRHINAE

210: underside of #208
Scopula rubraria,
STERRHINAE

269: Chloroclystis approximata,
LARENTIINAE

270: #269 front
Chloroclystis approximata,
LARENTIINAE

271: #269 underside
Chloroclystis approximata,
LARENTIINAE

272: Aeolochroma metarhodata,
GEOMETRINAE

273: head of #272
Aeolochroma metarhodata,
GEOMETRINAE

274: underside of #272
Aeolochroma metarhodata,
GEOMETRINAE

278: maybe Nearcha curtaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

279: underside of #279
possibly Nearcha curtaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

327: maybe OENOCHROMINAE

328: underside of #327
possibly OENOCHROMINAE

289: length 12 mm, female
Dissomorphia australiaria
ENNOMINAE

290: underside of #289

291: head of #289

302: Epidesmia tryxaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

303: underside of #302
Epidesmia tryxaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

304: head of #302
Epidesmia tryxaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

321: possibly
LARENTIINAE

322: underside of #321

323: head of #321

335: Ectropis lignea,
ENNOMINAE

346: 8mm long
possibly Dichromodes species,
OENOCHROMINAE

347: underside of #346
possibly Dichromodes species,
OENOCHROMINAE

359: Chlorocoma dichloraria,
GEOMETRINAE

360: underside of #359
Chlorocoma dichloraria,
GEOMETRINAE

361: head of #359
Chlorocoma dichloraria,
GEOMETRINAE

362: Idaea species
STERRHINAE

363: underside of #362
Idaea species
STERRHINAE

364: head of #362
Idaea species
STERRHINAE

369: Idaea halmaea
STERRHINAE

370: underside of #369
Idaea halmaea
STERRHINAE

400: female
Pholodes sinistraria
ENNOMINAE

401: underside of #400
Pholodes sinistraria
ENNOMINAE

402: head of #400
Pholodes sinistraria
ENNOMINAE

407: Arhodia lasiocamparia,
OENOCHROMINAE

408: head of #407
Arhodia lasiocamparia,
OENOCHROMINAE

409: underside of #407
Arhodia lasiocamparia,
OENOCHROMINAE

418: moth

419: underside of 418

420: moth
maybe Hypodoxa muscosaria

421: underside of 420

422: head of 420

423: under, vol 2, p. 133



GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE


12: Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis



HEPIALIDAE


10: Oxycanus dirempta

33: male Aenetus ligniveren

108: Oxycanus antipoda

343: probably another
Oxycanus antipoda

344: underside of #343
Oxycanus antipoda

345: head of #343
Oxycanus antipoda

142: probably
Trictena atripalpis

143: head of #142

144: underside
of #142

52: male
Elhamma australasiae

339: female
Elhamma australasiae

340: #339 underneath
Elhamma australasiae

341: #339 head
Elhamma australasiae

342: #339 eggs
Elhamma australasiae

374: Oncopera species
length 1.5 cms

375: underside of #374 Oncopera species

376: head of #374 Oncopera species


397: male, 3.5 cms long
Aenetus ligniveren


398: male, under
Aenetus ligniveren


399: male, under
Aenetus ligniveren



HESPERIIDAE


29: maybe Signeta flammeata

30: underside of #29
maybe Signeta flammeata

200: Ocybadistes walkeri

201: again #200
Ocybadistes walkeri

59: maybe Hesperilla ornata

257: Trapezites symmomus

258: underside
Trapezites symmomus

284:

285: #284 again



HYPERTROPHIDAE


27: pupal case
species unknown

353: Eupselia beltera

354: underside of #353
Eupselia beltera

355: head of #353
Eupselia beltera



LASIOCAMPIDAE


1: Pararguda rufescens

84: probably
male Genduara punctigera

292: female Pararguda punctigera

293: female underside Genduara punctigera

294: female laying eggs Genduara punctigera

295: eggs Genduara punctigera



LYCAENIDAE


377: Zizina labradus

378: Zizina labradus

379: Zizina labradus



LYMANTRIIDAE


35: male Acyphas semiochrea

178: larva of
Teia anartoides



NOCTUIDAE


4: Agrotis munda,
NOCTUINAE

6: Mamestra dictyota,
HADENINAE

113: underside of #14

24: Agrotis infusa,
NOCTUINAE

46: Persectania ewingii,
HADENINAE

47: underside of #46
Persectania ewingii,
HADENINAE

136: Persectania ewingii,
HADENINAE

50: Dasypodia selenophora,
CATOCALINAE

96: Mythimna convecta,
HADENINAE

101: NOCTUINAE

102: Dasygaster padockina,
HADENINAE

99: Pantydia sparsa,
CATOCALINAE

106: Pantydia sparsa,
CATOCALINAE

107: Pantydia sparsa,
CATOCALINAE

119: probably Chrysodeixis eriosoma,
PLUSIINAE

116: possibly
Helicoverpa armigera,
HELIOTHINAE

117: head of #116
showing green eyes.

118: underside of #116

180: Helicoverpa armigera,
HELIOTHINAE

226: possibly
Helicoverpa punctigera,
HELIOTHINAE

227: again #226

228: head of #226

229: underside of #226

124: probably
Proteuxoa atra,
AMPHIPYRINAE

132: Sandava scitisignata
HYPENINAE

140: moth

141: underside of #140

187: caterpillar
Proteuxoa sanguinipuncta,
AMPHIPYRINAE,

167: Proteuxoa sanguinipuncta,
AMPHIPYRINAE,
length 2 cms.

168: underside of #167

169: head shot of #167

170: moth
length 2 cms.

171: underside of #170

173: moth
length 2 cms.

174: head shot of #173

179: caterpillar
Proteuxoa species
AMPHIPYRINAE

191: caterpillar
Proteuxoa species
AMPHIPYRINAE

189: caterpillar
Proteuxoa species
AMPHIPYRINAE

230: caterpillar
Chrysodeixis species
PLUSIINAE

213: Rhapsa suscitatalis ,
CALPINAE

214: underside of #213
Rhapsa suscitatalis ,
CALPINAE

215: head of #213
Rhapsa suscitatalis ,
CALPINAE

216: head again of #213
Rhapsa suscitatalis ,
CALPINAE

242: Cosmodes elegans ,
AMPHIPYRINAE
length 2 cms.

243: Cosmodes elegans ,
AMPHIPYRINAE
length 2 cms.

244: Cosmodes elegans ,
AMPHIPYRINAE
length 0.8 cms.

245: underside
Cosmodes elegans ,
AMPHIPYRINAE
length 0.8 cms.

219: moth

220: underside of #219

296: Neumichtis mesophea ,
AMPHIPYRINAE

297: side of #296

298: front of #296

299: underside of #296

300: Artigisa melanephele,
HYPENINAE

301: head #300

305: Neumichtis nigerrima,
AMPHIPYRINAE

306: side view of #305
Neumichtis nigerrima,
AMPHIPYRINAE

307: underneath of #305
Neumichtis nigerrima,
AMPHIPYRINAE

308: head #305
Neumichtis nigerrima,
AMPHIPYRINAE

329: maybe HADENINAE ?

330: underside of #329
HADENINAE?

331: head of #329
HADENINAE?

266: Phalaenoides glycinae ,
AGARISTINAE

410: Phalaenoides glycinae,
AGARISTINAE

411: head of #410
Phalaenoides glycinae,
AGARISTINAE

412: underside of #410
Phalaenoides glycinae,
AGARISTINAE

413: underside of #410
Phalaenoides glycinae,
AGARISTINAE

414: caterpillar 12 mm long



NOLIDAE


232: Uraba lugens,
NOLINAE

220: head of #232

259: Uraba lugens

260: head close-up
Uraba lugens

275: 7 mm long
Nola phaeogramma

276: underside of #275
Nola phaeogramma



NOTODONTIDAE


91: Epicoma melanospila

211: Trichiocercus sparshalli

240: female
Trichiocercus sparshalli

241: female, underside
Trichiocercus sparshalli



NYMPHALIDAE


48: Geitoneura acantha

286: caterpillar
Geitoneura acantha

287: caterpillar #286
Geitoneura acantha

288: head of caterpillar #286
Geitoneura acantha

56: Heteronympha cordace

146: caterpillar
Vanessa kershawi

147: head of
caterpillar
Vanessa kershawi

148: pupa
Vanessa kershawi

149: Vanessa kershawi

150: underside
Vanessa kershawi

198: larva
Heteronympha merope

199: female
Heteronympha merope

78: female underside
Heteronympha merope

255: Geitoneura klugii

280: Argynnina cyrila

281: underside of #280
Argynnina cyrila

282: head of #280
Argynnina cyrila



OECOPHORIDAE


0: Philobota xiphostola

38: Philobota species

8: Philobota arabella

9: Piloprepes anassa

23: maybe Garrha demotica

221: length 5 mm.
Palimmeces variegata

224: probably Barea group
length 10 mm.

231: Palimmeces poecilella

239: Wingia aurata

79: Epithymema incomposita
length: 7 mms.

261: Epithymema incomposita

262: underside of #261
Epithymema incomposita

371: Microbela species

383: length 8 mm., probably
Garrha demotica

384: underside of #383
Garrha demotica



PIERIDAE


43: Belenois java

76: Delias aganippe

77: underside
Delias aganippe



PSYCHIDAE


15: undetermined species

39: undetermined casemoth
length about 17 mm.

40: another undetermined casemoth
length about 12 mm.

86: case moth

87: moth
maybe Lepidoscia species

92: case moth
Hyalarcta huebneri

94: Saunders case moth
Metura elongatus

111: Cebysa leucotelus

112: sedge casemoth



PTEROPHORIDAE


234: Platyptilia emissalis

235: underside of #234
Platyptilia emissalis



PYRALIDAE


3: Endosimilis stilbealis
ENDOTRICHINAE

5: Pyralis farinalis
PYRALINAE

20: Etiella behrii
PHYCITINAE

42: length about 1.5 cms.
maybe EPIPASCHIINAE

68: Spectrotrota fimbrialis
EPIPASCHIINAE
length: 0.6 cm.

69: underside of #68

70: Spectrotrota fimbrialis
EPIPASCHIINAE
length: 0.5 cm.

71: underside of #70

95: moth
probably PHYCITINAE
length 1.5 cms.

161: Cadra cautella
PHYCITINAE

162: Cadra cautella
PHYCITINAE

166: moth
length: 1.5 cm.

225: Salma marmorea
EPIPASCHIINAE

252: 1 cm long
possibly EPIPASCHIINAE

175: probabaly
Spectrotrota fimbrialis
EPIPASCHIINAE

256: 1 cm long
possibly EPIPASCHIINAE

312: Mimaglossa nauplialis
EPIPASCHIINAE

313: underside of #312
Mimaglossa nauplialis
EPIPASCHIINAE

314: Mimaglossa species
EPIPASCHIINAE

380: possibly Endotricha pyrosalis
ENDOTRICHINAE

381: underside of #380
possibly Endotricha pyrosalis
ENDOTRICHINAE

382: head of #380
possibly Endotricha pyrosalis
ENDOTRICHINAE



SPHINGIDAE


137: caterpillar



THYRIDIDAE


236: Aglaopus pyrrhata,

237: head of #236
Aglaopus pyrrhata

238: underside of #236
Aglaopus pyrrhata



TINEIDAE


246: Monopis icterogastra

247: underside of
Monopis icterogastra

248: head of
Monopis icterogastra



TORTRICINAE


133: Asthenoptycha sphaltica

134: underside of #133



XYLORYCTIDAE


403: Maroga melanostigma

404: Maroga melanostigma

405: Maroga melanostigma

406: Maroga melanostigma



ZYGAENIDAE


385: length 9 mm.

386: #385 again

394: male, length 1 cm.
Pollanisus subdolosa

395: #394 underside
Pollanisus subdolosa

396: #394 underside
antennae sensilla folded
Pollanisus subdolosa



NOT LEPIDOPTERA


177: Sawfly larva



UNDETERMINED


31: moth,
length about 1 cm.

32: underside of #31

34: grey moth, length about 7 mm.

58: grey moth

63: moth
length: 1 cm.

80: moth
length 1 cm.

88: moth

103: moth

114: moth

115: underside of #114

129: moth
length 6 mm.

145: moth
length 1.5 cms.

151: moth
length 2 cms.

152: underside of #151

163: caterpillar

164: underside of #163

172: moth
length 1.3 cms.

176: moth
length 5 mm.

181: moth

182: moth #181

185: moth

186: again #185

193: moth
length 1cm.

203: moth
length 5 mm.

212: caterpillar
length 2cms.

223: moth
length 19 mm.

267: moth

268: moth, length 1cm.

318: moth length 1cm.

319: moth #318 underside.

320: moth #318 head.

365: moth,
length about 1 cm.

366: underside of #365

367: side view of #365

368: probably same as #365

387: moth,
length about 5 mm.

388: #387 again

389: #387 again

390: #387 again

391: moth length 8mm.

392: moth #391 underside.

393: moth #391 head.

416: moth length 3cms.

417: moth #416 underside.

  
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