Lepidoptera Photos
by
Evan Harris
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

AGANAIDAE

49: wingspan about 70 mm.
Asota plagiata,

ANTHELIDAE

58:This guy was picked up on the ground under some Iron-barks in a school yard
length about 8 cms
Anthela canescens,

59: #58 again,
Anthela canescens

60: moth from caterpillar #58 above,
wingspan about 8 cms,
Anthela canescens

61:moth from caterpillar #58 above again,
wingspan about 8 cms,
Anthela canescens

ARCTIIDAE

12: Nyctemera secundiana,
ARCTIINAE

13: probably Utetheisa lotrix,
ARCTIINAE

14:probably Utetheisa lotrix again,
ARCTIINAE

CRAMBIDAE

24: probably Notarcha aurolinealis,
SPILOMELINAE

GEOMETRIDAE

7: male Anisozyga insperata
GEOMETRINAE

29: male Anisozyga insperata,
GEOMETRINAE

16: probably Gastrina cristaria,
NACOPHORINI

37: probably Gastrina cristaria,
NACOPHORINI

23:probably male Pholodes sinistraria,
ENNOMINAE

30: Oenochroma vinaria
OENOCHROMINAE

36: wingspan about 7 cms.
Oenochroma vinaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

33: wingspan about 5 cms.
Gastrophora henricaria,
OENOCHROMINAE

45: wingspan about 33 mm.
probably Ectropis species,
ENNOMINAE

35: unidentified

39: unidentified

41: unidentified

LYMANTRIIDAE

27: Euproctis lutea
This Caterpillar (12mm long) wrapped itself in a pale tan silky shelter in a curled leaf.
One notable characteristic of the grub was its defence stance. The end closer to the head bent downward at about 90 degrees from the forward tufts and it became quite rigid.

28: Euproctis lutea, LYMANTRIIDAE.
Adult moth from Caterpillar #27 above.

42: wingspan about 25 mm.
unidentified

62: caterpillar of Orgyia australis,
found on Cootamundra Wattle

63: #62 above again.

64: cocoon of caterpillar #62 and #63 above.

65: unidentified caterpillar
infected with wasp parasitoids which have emerged and formed cocoons.

NOCTUIDAE

15: Hulodes caranea,
CATOCALINAE

21: unidentified

31: wingspan about 5 cms.
unidentified

32: Maliattha amorpha,
ACONTIINAE

34: Dasypodia cymatodes,
CATOCALINAE

48: wingspan about 85 mm.
Dasypodia cymatodes,
CATOCALINAE

38: probably Spodoptera mauritia,
AMPHIPYRINAE

40: wingspan about 12 mm.
probably Mythimna convecta,
HADENINAE

44: wingspan about 90 mm.
Othreis fullonia,
CALPINAE

46: wingspan about 35 mm.
Grammodes ocellata,
CATOCALINAE

50: wingspan about 50 mm.
unidentified

52: wingspan about 50 mm.
Dysgonia latizona,
CATOCALINAE

53: wingspan about 80 mm.
Speiredonia spectans,
CATOCALINAE

54: wingspan about 80 mm.
Donuca rubropicta,
CATOCALINAE

55: length about 50 mm.
Callopistria maillardi,
AMPHIPYRINAE

56: #55 again
Callopistria maillardi,
AMPHIPYRINAE

57: Saroba maculicosta,
CALPINAE

NOTODONTIDAE

17: probably Ochrogaster lunifer
THAUMETOPOEINAE

18: probably Ochrogaster lunifer again,
THAUMETOPOEINAE

19: probably Ochrogaster lunifer once more,
THAUMETOPOEINAE

OECOPHORIDAE

probably Zonopetala clerota

OENOSANDRIDAE ?

4: "black grub" Caterpillar
hiding under Eucalyptus bark,
length about 2 cms.
probabably Oenosandra boisduvalii

5: two more black grubs,
probabably Oenosandra boisduvalii,

6: another black grub,
probably Oenosandra boisduvalii

PAPILIONIDAE

1: Papilio aegeus

2: Papilio aegeus again

3: Papilio aegeus once more

PSYCHIDAE

8: Metura elongatus

9: Metura elongatus close up,

10: Metura elongatus once more,

PYRALIDAE?

20: unidentified

SATURNIIDAE

25: probably Syntherata janetta

26: close up of eyespot on forewing of # 25,
probably Syntherata janetta

SPHINGIDAE

22: probably Psilogramma menephron

51: wingspan about 55 mm.
Cephonodes kingii

UNIDENTIFIED

43: wingspan about 40 mm.

47: wingspan about 25 mm.



  
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written 17 December 2009,
updated 24 November 2017
Don Herbison-Evans
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