plant at Macquarie Marshes with resting adults of|
perhaps from COSSIDAE
found in Allocasuarina verticillata.
Caterpillar length about 6 cms.|
perhaps of Anthela varia ( ANTHELIDAE )
found on Blue Box ( Eucalyptus baueriana )
near the Werribee River at Exford, Victoria.
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.|
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.
(updated 22 October 2004)