Omnivorous Tussock Moth
Larva 3, profile
Adelaide Hills
Tussock Moth
Larva 2, dorsal
Tussock Moth (Acyphas sp?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tussock Moth (:Noctuoidea Lymantriidae)
Species: Tussock Moth (Acyphas sp?)
This Photo:     Larva 1, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
We can't be sure which species these larva belong to, but are confident there is more than one species in these specimens shown here.

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Oct-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.