Lepidoscia species B
Sandy Case Moth
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


early instar? length 0.5 cms.
(Photo: courtesy of Christine Darwood, Flynn, Australian Capital Territory)

This Caterpillar covers its case with grains of sand. The case had a length of about 1.5 cms.


later instar? length 1.5 cms.
(Photo: courtesy of Michael Bedingfield, Conder, Australian Capital Territory)

The caterpillars have found in

  • Australian Capital Territory.

    The caterpillar is thought to be a Lepidoscia species.

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    (written 2 December 2019, updated 19 March 2021)