JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.


Caterpillar - Hairy Mary ? Anthela Varia ?  Anthela varia,Australia,Fall,Geotagged,Variable anthelid Click/tap to enlarge

Caterpillar - Hairy Mary ? Anthela Varia ?

- No description given -

    comments (1)

  1. i thnk its Anthela Varia?
    Posted 24 days ago, modified 24 days ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Anthela varia'', the variable anthelid, is a moth of the Anthelidae family. The species was first described by Francis Walker in 1855. It is found in the coastal areas of southern Western Australia, southern Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria.

The wingspan can range up to 90 mm for females.

The larvae, commonly called the hairy mary caterpillar, feeds on ''Macadamia integrifolia'', ''Eucalyptus'', ''Grevillea'' and ''Stenocarpus'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Thuvarakan
View Calbost Niel's profile

By Calbost Niel

Uploaded May 10, 2021. Captured May 9, 2021 16:11 in Dantes Glen Walking Track, Lawson NSW 2783, Australia.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/25.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO6400
  • 105mm