Hyalarcta huebneri

Leafy Case Moth at Booth, ACT

Hyalarcta huebneri at Booth, ACT - 7 Nov 2017
Hyalarcta huebneri at Booth, ACT - 7 Nov 2017
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Identification history

Hyalarcta huebneri 17 Mar 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Hyalarcta huebneri 27 Nov 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Clania lewinii 25 Nov 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 8 Nov 2017 SWishart

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I'm a little uncertain to the exact size as it was partly in its casing pulling it along the firetrail. When I got too close it pulled itself completely into the casing.


donhe wrote:
   28 Nov 2017
The case is too irregular for Clania lewinii .
It is more likely Hyalarcta huebneri
GlennCocking wrote:
   3 Dec 2017
The case doesn't seem to be the typical Hyalarcta style. See 3345127 and both species on Butterfly House
donhe wrote:
   3 Dec 2017
Hyalarcta seem to attach sticks and leaves by one end so that they stick out at an angle.
Clania seems to attach only sticks, and attaches each stick at several places so that they are parallel.
Your 3384739 has sticks and leaves both sticking out at an angle, not parallel.

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  • 7 Nov 2017 12:33 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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