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Pararguda nasuta

Wattle Snout Moth at Latham, ACT

Pararguda nasuta at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Pararguda nasuta at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Pararguda nasuta at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Pararguda nasuta at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Pararguda nasuta at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Pararguda nasuta 21 Mar 2021 donhe
Pararguda nasuta 21 Mar 2021 GlennCocking
Lasiocampidae (family) immature 15 Feb 2021 ibaird
Lasiocampidae (family) immature 15 Feb 2021 donhe
Unidentified 14 Feb 2021 AlisonMilton

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9 comments

donhe wrote:
   14 Feb 2021
I think I see hairs hanging down along the sides, making it Lasiocampidae. Please can you rear it in protective custody to get the moth, as we only know the caterpillars of 20 out of the 75 named species in that family ?
   14 Feb 2021
I have it in protective custody and it has pupated.
donhe wrote:
   14 Feb 2021
Did it make a cocoon or burrow under the soil to pupate? A photo of its pupal shelter would be good.
   14 Feb 2021
It's a cocoon on the side of the container. Wil try to take a photo.
donhe wrote:
   14 Feb 2021
Most moths have silky cocoons, but some of the Lasicampidae have papery cocoons.
Interesting to see which it is.
   14 Feb 2021
It's a silky cocoon.
   21 Mar 2021
Hi Don, The moth emerged on 1 March 2021. I've added photos of the moth and of the cocoon.
donhe wrote:
   21 Mar 2021
Wonderful: congratulations. I have popped a copy of your interesting caterpillar underside photo into
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/lasi/nasuta.html
I hope that is OK? Thanks, Don
   21 Mar 2021
Of course. Thanks Don. You may have noticed a further sighting. I've had at least six of these caterpillars on my (relatively newly planted-15 months ago) Acacia.

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Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by Attatash1
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Veronica perfoliata (Digger's Speedwell) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by Christine
Dianella sp. (Flax Lily) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jul 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Zygoptera (suborder) (Damselfly) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Christine
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Latham, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 20 Aug 2020 by Caric
zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric
Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Latham, ACT - 17 Jul 2020 by MattM
Austrostipa densiflora (Foxtail Speargrass) at Latham, ACT - 17 Jul 2020 by MattM
zz coralloid at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric
Amauroderma rude (Red-staining Stalked Polypore) at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Latham, ACT - 25 Jun 2020 by Caric
Collybia s.l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Clitocybe s. l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Clavulina sp. (A coral fungus) at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Austrostipa densiflora (Foxtail Speargrass) at Latham, ACT - 28 May 2020 by pinnaCLE
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric
Bovista (A puffball) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Latham, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by pinnaCLE
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Latham, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by MattM
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Latham, ACT - 14 Oct 2019 by Jiggy
Pelargonium sp. (A Native Stork’s Bill) at Latham, ACT - 21 Mar 2019 by LWenger
Lepidoscia (genus) IMMATURE (Unidentified Cone Case Moth larva, pupa, or case) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Sep 2013 by Christine

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Feb 2021 12:44 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia dealbata Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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