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Lappet & Snout Moths at Black Mountain

Lasiocampidae immature at Black Mountain - 14 Jan 2021
Lasiocampidae immature at Black Mountain - 14 Jan 2021
Lasiocampidae immature at Black Mountain - 14 Jan 2021
Lasiocampidae immature at Black Mountain - 14 Jan 2021
Lasiocampidae immature at Black Mountain - 14 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Lasiocampidae immature 21 Dec 2020 ibaird
Lasiocampidae immature 21 Dec 2020 donhe
Lepidoptera sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth 21 Dec 2020 ibaird
Unidentified 21 Dec 2020 HelenCross

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I have added a photo of the cocoon the caterpillar made. 14 January 2021 - Moth emerged from cocoon and 3 photos added

4 comments

donhe wrote:
   21 Dec 2020
It is a Lasiocampidae species, but we only know the larvae of 20 out of the 76 named Australian species, see http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/lasi/lasi-cats.html
If you can take it into protective custody and rear it to get the moth, we could identify the species.
HelenCross wrote:
   21 Dec 2020
Just collecting it now :)
HelenCross wrote:
   31 Dec 2020
I have had it in a mesh bug house. The caterpillar made a cocoon (see added photo) on 23 December 2020.
donhe wrote:
   31 Dec 2020
Excellent..

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Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 20 Dec 2020 by HelenCross Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2020 by ConBoekel Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 1 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016 by GrahamW Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Black Mountain - 24 Jul 2016 by MattM Pyronemataceae (A cup fungus familiy) at Black Mountain - 24 Jul 2016 by MattM Phyllanthus hirtellus (Thyme Spurge) at Black Mountain - 20 Sep 2015 by JasonC Rhytidosporum procumbens (White Rhytidosporum) at Black Mountain - 20 Sep 2015 by JasonC
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 20 Dec 2020 by HelenCross
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2020 by ConBoekel
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 1 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2016 by Judith Roach
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016 by GrahamW
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Black Mountain - 24 Jul 2016 by MattM
Pyronemataceae (A cup fungus familiy) at Black Mountain - 24 Jul 2016 by MattM
Phyllanthus hirtellus (Thyme Spurge) at Black Mountain - 20 Sep 2015 by JasonC
Rhytidosporum procumbens (White Rhytidosporum) at Black Mountain - 20 Sep 2015 by JasonC

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2021 09:40 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Male Gender
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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