Harold McQueen's
PHOTOS of LEPIDOPTERA & MORE
Goodna, Queensland

ARCTIINAE

76: female
Nyctemera baulus

50: male
Nyctemera secundiana

13: Utetheisa pulchelloides

91: on Heliotrope
possibly
Utetheisa species

91b: head of #91

91a: tail of #91

92: male Asura lydia

92a: lateral of #92

92b: underside of #92

67: possibly
Amata aperta

67a: again, possibly
Amata aperta

39: Anestia ombrophanes

125 : Anestia ombrophanes

125a : Anestia ombrophanes

125b : Anestia ombrophanes

125c : Anestia ombrophanes


CHOREUTIDAE

114: Choreutis periploca


CRAMBIDAE
EVERGESTINAE

115a: Crocidolomia pavonana ?

115b: Crocidolomia pavonana ?
SPILOMELINAE

Nacoleia alincia

underside Nacoleia alincia

33a: Herpetogramma licarsisalis

33b: underside
Herpetogramma licarsisalis

Conogethes haemactalis

35: Talanga tolumnialis

Notarcha aurolinealis


EREBIDAE

27: Asota plagiata
AGANAINAE

140: probably
Digama marmorea
AGANAINAE

52a: may be
Nodaria cornicalis
HERMININAE

52b: but the underside is wrong for
Nodaria cornicalis
HERMININAE

74: Eublemma cochylioides
ACONTIINAE

31: Donuca orbigera
CATOCALINAE

70: Grammodes justa
CATOCALINAE

96: Achaea janata
CALPINAE

100: Anomis involuta
CALPINAE
on Sterculia quadrifida

103: Ophiusa disjungens
CALPINAE

108: Anomis flava
CALPINAE
on Kale

108a: Anomis flava
CALPINAE




GEOMETRIDAE

19: Cleora injectaria

20: underside
Cleora injectaria

caterpillar with a tick
Hyposidra talaca

83: caterpillar
on Tuckeroo
Cupaniopsis anacardioides

89: maybe
Scopula hypochra

105: caterpillar
Eucyclodes species?

106a: caterpillar on Carrots
maybe Ectropis species?

106b: caterpillar 106 again

107a: caterpillar on Peas.

107b: chrysalis of 107a

107c: moth from 107a & 107b
Ectropis excursaria

130: Pholodes sinistraria

130a: head of 130
Pholodes sinistraria

134: GEOMETRIDAE
on Peas.

134a: head of 134
GEOMETRIDAE

134b: 134 again
GEOMETRIDAE

134c: 134 once more
GEOMETRIDAE


GRACILLARIIDAE

64: Epicephala sp.
looking like a lizard
going the other way.

64a: Epicephala sp.
dorsal view


HESPERIIDAE

12: underside
probably
Ocybadistes walkeri

54: probably
Ocybadistes walkeri

66: Cephrenes trichopepla

66a: underside
Cephrenes trichopepla


LASIOCAMPIDAE

120: Porela larva

120a: Porela cocoon

120b: Porela adult

120c: Porela hindwing

120d: Porela underside


LYCAENIDAE

9: possibly
Zizina otis

8: Zizina otis
underside

8: Zizina otis
close-up

116: Zizina otis
with Parasitengona
mite larvae parasites ?

117: on bean plant
Zizina otis

117a: Zizina otis

117b: pupa of 117
Zizina otis

117c: adult of 117
Zizina otis

69a: Nacaduba berenice

69b: pupa of larva 69a
Nacaduba berenice

78a: adult of larva 69a
Nacaduba berenice

78b: adult of larva 69a
Nacaduba berenice

38: Leptotes plinius

121: Candalides absimilis


LYMANTRIINAE

11: Orgyia australis

123: Orgyia australis

123a: Orgyia australis

37: Euproctis lutea

42: maybe
Lymantria antennata

122: Euproctis edwardsii


NOCTUIDAE

77: probably
ACRONICTINAE2

104a: Proteuxoa testaceicollis
ACRONICTINAE2

104b: Proteuxoa testaceicollis
ACRONICTINAE2

104c: Proteuxoa testaceicollis
ACRONICTINAE2

28: Spodoptera litura
ACRONICTINAE1

110: Spodoptera litura
ACRONICTINAE1

57: female
Spodoptera litura
ACRONICTINAE1

82: probably
Spodoptera exempta
ACRONICTINAE1

72: probably
Spodoptera exigua
ACRONICTINAE1

81: Spodoptera picta
ACRONICTINAE1

81a: eggs of Spodoptera picta ?

135: Anadevidia peponis
on Pumpkin flowers

136: pupa of 135:
Anadevidia peponis

138: moth of 135
Anadevidia peponis

137: underside of 135:
Anadevidia peponis

126: Cutworm
Tiracola plagiata

126a: Cutworm pupa,
from under sawdust
Tiracola plagiata

126b: Cutworm moth,
Tiracola plagiata

46: PLUSIINAE
Chrysodeixis species
on Strawberry

97: PLUSIINAE
Chrysodeixis species
on Broccoli

147: PLUSIINAE
Chrysodeixis species
on Portulaca oleracea.

143a: HADENINAE
Brithys crini
on Amaryllis

143b: HADENINAE
Brithys crini
on Amaryllis


NOLIDAE
CHLOEPHORINAE

45a: Austrocarea iocephala
caterpillar

45b: Austrocarea iocephala
cocoon, length 1.5 cms.

45c: Austrocarea iocephala
moth

45d: Austrocarea iocephala
underside

124: Earis luteolaria
found on Gerbera leaf

65: Earis luteolaria
length 1.2 cms.

65a: hindwing of #65
Earis luteolaria

65b: undersiude of #65
Earis luteolaria
length 1.2 cms.

129: Armactica conchidia
SARROTHRIPINAE

113a: caterpillar
Nanaguna clopaea

113b: moth
Nanaguna clopaea


NOTODONTIDAE

79: Epicoma protrahens

79a: larvae of
Epicoma protrahens


NYMPHALIDAE

17: Acraea andromacha

18: underside
Acraea andromacha
>
51a: female
Hypolimnas bolina

51b: female underside
Hypolimnas bolina

Junonia villida

underside
Junonia villida

41: Vanessa kershawi

14: underside
Vanessa kershawi

16: Danaus chrysippus

87: very dark
Melanitis leda

87a: showing blue underside
Melanitis leda


OECOPHORIDAE

3: Thema brevivitella


PAPILIONIDAE

119: Graphium choredon


PIERIDAE

23: male
Appias paulina

23a: male, underside
Appias paulina

127: Belenois java

25: probably
Catopsilia pomona

15: Eurema smilax

48: Delias argenthona

61: Pieris rapae

60: female
Pieris rapae

68: eggs
Pieris rapae


PLUTELLIDAE

109: Plutella xylostella cocoon
feeding on Broccoli, BRASSICACEAE

109a: moth from 109
Plutella xylostella


PSYCHIDAE

2: possible Case Moth larva
at North Maclean, Queensland
feeding on Sundew, DROSERACEAE
length about 2 cms.

99: young
Metura elongatus

99b: young
Metura elongatus

99c: mature
Metura elongatus


PTEROPHORIDAE

1: possible Plume Moth larva
at North Maclean, Queensland
Buckleria species?
feeding on Sundew, DROSERACEAE
length about 0.5 cm.

1 again:
possible Plume Moth larva

1 once more:
possible Plume Moth larva

131: Plume Moth
Sphenarches anisodactylus


ROESLERSTAMMIIDAE

62: Vanicela xenadelpha


SPHINGIDAE

62: Cephonodes kingii


TINEIDAE

73: possibly
Acridotarsa celsella


TORTRICIDAE

32a: Isotenes miserana
feeding on Portulaca oleracea

24: unidentified cocoon
Isotenes miserana ??
on Portulaca, length 11 mms.

32b: Isotenes miserana
moth of Portulaca caterpillar

142: Crocidosema plebejana

144: Statherotis pendulata


UNIDENTIFIED LEPIDOPTERA

5: 2 unidentified moths mating

6: unidentified moth

26: unidentified caterpillar
feeding on Dendrobium orchid

40: unidentified caterpillar
feeding on Wattle

58: unidentified moth
length 3 cms.

59: unidentified caterpillar

86: some eggs

93: more eggs on Tuckeroo
Cupaniopsis anacardioides

112: cocoon on Fennel

112a: remains of caterpillar in Fennel cocoon

112b: wasps from Fennel cocoon

112c: wasps from Fennel cocoon

118: caterpillar

111: unidentified green caterpillar

111a: wasp from cocoon of green caterpillar

128: wife-eating caterpillar

145: caterpillar
on Brachychiton tree

145b: pupa
on Brachychiton tree

146: caterpillar
in a plum



PREDATORS and NON-LEPIDOPTERA PHOTOS:-

AVES

49: Australian Magpie
(Gymnorhina tibicen)
with juicy Ophyx ochroptera, CALPINAE

101: Australian Magpie
(Gymnorhina tibicen)
with another juicy caterpillar

ARANEAE

34: female green jumping spider
Mopsus mormon
SALTICIDAE

44: male green jumping spider
Mopsus mormon
SALTICIDAE


COLEOPTERA

Dendrobium Beetle eggs
Stethopachys formosa
CHRYSOMELIDAE

Dendrobium Beetle larvae
Stethopachys formosa
CHRYSOMELIDAE

Dendrobium Beetle pupa
Stethopachys formosa
CHRYSOMELIDAE

Dendrobium Beetle adult
Stethopachys formosa
CHRYSOMELIDAE

148: Larva
probably
DERMESTIDAE


DIPTERA

47: Tiny Fly
probably a Frit Fly
CHLOROPIDAE

95: Another Tiny Fly
probably a Frit Fly
CHLOROPIDAE

55: Robber Flies mating
ASILIDAE

56: Non-Biting Midge
CHIRONOMIDAE

94: predatory fly
TACHINIDAE
eyeing larvae of
Epicoma protrahens

133: Hover Fly
SYRPHIDAE


HEMIPTERA

29: Pristhesancus plagipennis
Assassin Bug
REDUVIIDAE
with caterpillar

84: Assassin Bug eggs hatching
Pristhesancus plagipennis
Assassin Bug
REDUVIIDAE

84a: wasps emerging from
Assassin Bug eggs #84
Anastatus species
EUPELMIDAE

84b: Assassin Bug
Pristhesancus plagipennis
attacking
wasp from Assassin Bug eggs #84
Anastatus species
EUPELMIDAE

63: unidentified eggs
on giant rat's tail grass
(Sporobolus pyramidalis)

63a: unidentified eggs
hatched, probably
Seed Bugs
PENTATOMIDAE

71: Lychee Stink Bug
Lyramorpha rosea?
TESSARATOMIDAE


HYMENOPTERA

tiny wasp waiting
by above eggs #84
to hatch

7: possibly
Apis mellifera
APIDAE

43: possibly
BRACONIDAE

21: possibly
BRACONIDAE

10: possibly
Campsomeris tasmaniensis
SCOLIIDAE

22: possibly female
Bothriomutilla species
MUTILLIDAE

36: Orange Ant
Plagiolepis alluaudi
FORMICINAE

75: Black Ant
on LYCAENIDAE larva
FORMICINAE

30: hairy flower wasp
male mating with the wingless female

Sawfly larva feeding on Red Ash
Philomastix xanthophilax
PERGIDAE

88: Cocoons of parasitic wasps

88a: wasp from #88
Cotesia species
MICROGASTRINAE,
BRACONIDAE

102: Sand Wasp

132: parasite from
Sphenarches anisodactylus

132a: wasp parasite from
Sphenarches anisodactylus

139: unidentified pupa
on Tomato, 2cms. long

139a: wasp from pupa 139
body length 1.5 cms
possibly male
Ctenochares bicolorus
ICHNEUMONIDAE


NEUROPTERA

90: Blue-eyed Lacewing
(Nymphes myrmeleonides)
with parasite on its bum


  
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written 9 June 2015,
updated 5 May 2022
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)