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Wattle moth caterpillar - Neola semiaurata Found feeding on hop bush species ( Dodonaea sp. ) Australia,Geotagged,Neola semiaurata,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Wattle moth caterpillar - Neola semiaurata

Found feeding on hop bush species ( Dodonaea sp. )

    comments (6)

  1. Hi Ernst, I started to create the record and found out that it has been created already in 2016. Posted 17 days ago
    1. Well good that it is ok now . Misspelling maybe but I am not sure as I had it all in front of me. Posted 17 days ago
  2. Extraordinary caterpillar Ernst, well done. Posted 17 days ago
    1. Thank you Paul. Posted 15 days ago
  3. Lovely shot Ernst. Posted 15 days ago
    1. Thank you Mark.
      It is funny ,but this is the first time that I found one and since then I have found another 5.
      Posted 15 days ago

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''Neola semiaurata'' is a moth of the Notodontidae family. Described by Francis Walker in 1855, it is found in Australia.

The wingspan is about 60 mm. The larvae feed on ''Acacia'' species, including ''Acacia prominens''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Mar 12, 2020. Captured Mar 11, 2020 17:48 in 3 Coupland Ave, Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/83s
  • ISO200
  • 132mm