Photos on this website by
Valda Dedman
Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

0 : mating pair
Belenois java,
PIERIDAE.
1 : mating pair
Belenois java,
PIERIDAE.
2 : pupae
Belenois java,
PIERIDAE.
3 : plant at Macquarie Marshes with resting adults of
Belenois java,
PIERIDAE.
4 : undetermined Caterpillar,
perhaps from COSSIDAE
found in Allocasuarina verticillata.
5 : Caterpillar length about 6 cms.
perhaps of Anthela varia ( ANTHELIDAE )
found on Blue Box ( Eucalyptus baueriana )
near the Werribee River at Exford, Victoria.
6 : This caterpillar was very active and liked to curl itself into a ball. It was feeding on introduced grasses at Riddell's Creek, Victoria.
perhaps Pterolocera species, ANTHELIDAE
7 : ##6 again
8 : Apophyllun anomalum tree south of Brewarrina, with Belenois java pupal case on it.
9 : Unknown caterpillar.
This was walking along on a sandy path at Anglesea (just off O'Donohue's Rd) last Wed Oct 20th. He was a large fat fellow, about 10 cms long. He tried to burrow into the soft sand. It was a warm sunny day, with lots of wildflowers about, and trees (mainly Messmate), and some Grasstrees.



  
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