Gastrophora henricaria

Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth at Higgins, ACT

Gastrophora henricaria at Higgins, ACT - 17 Feb 2019
Gastrophora henricaria at Higgins, ACT - 17 Feb 2019
Gastrophora henricaria at Higgins, ACT - 17 Feb 2019
Gastrophora henricaria at Higgins, ACT - 17 Feb 2019
Gastrophora henricaria at Higgins, ACT - 17 Feb 2019
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Identification history

Gastrophora henricaria 18 Feb 2019 donhe
Gastrophora henricaria 18 Feb 2019 AlisonMilton
Geometridae (family) IMMATURE 21 Jan 2019 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 13 Jan 2019 AlisonMilton

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I raised this caterpillar to a moth. See new added photos.

5 comments

donhe wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
A lateral view photo showing which prolegs were present and which if any were reduced would be helpful.
donhe wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Looks rather like
Unidentified on 20 Jan 2019
Could be related or even a different instar.
AlisonMilton wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Hi Don, it is the same as the sighting on 20 Jan. I brought the first one home and it now has the same colourings as the 20 Jan specimens.
donhe wrote:
   23 Jan 2019
Terrific. I look forward to seeing the adult moth.
donhe wrote:
   19 Sep 2021
To what length did this caterpillar grow?
Did it pupate in a cocoon: in bush / in ground debris / under soil ?

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Pterohelaeus piceus (Pie-dish beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton

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