Batwing Gum Moth Caterpillar from Australia

Subject: Large moth caterpillar in Australia Location: Canberra, Australia January 22, 2015 4:05 am Hi, we found this on the side of our house about a year ago (5th January 2014) in Canberra, Australia. It was a huge caterpillar, about 5″ (15cm) long, for size reference you can see standard house bricks it’s resting on. … Read more

White Stemmed Gum Moth Caterpillar: Stinging Caterpillar from Australia

Spitfire Grub? Location: Canberra January 25, 2012 9:54 pm Woud you please identify this bug, found in a dwarf snow gum on 26 January 2012 at 1100. Signature: Bill Reid Hi Bill, After some searching, we determined that your caterpillar is a member of the family Anthelidae.  According to the Encyclopedia of Life:  “a small … Read more