Subject: Green, yellow and blue caterpillar?
Location: West of Merriwa, NSW, Australia.
April 10, 2015 11:31 pm
Is this a caterpillar?
It was about 30mm long, sitting on a Lomandra leaf.
It was in a brigalow forest , about 400m altitude.
We believe this is a Slug Moth Caterpillar or Cup Moth Caterpillar in the family Limacodidae, but we have not been able to locate a matching image to substantiate that belief. This species does not appear to be pictured on the quite comprehensive Butterfly House website. Perhaps one of our readers will have more luck than we have had.