Chequered Ghost Moth
Male: ventral
Adelaide Hills
Undescribed Tussock Moth
Larva 2, profile
 
                      
Undescribed Tussock Moth (Acyphas cf sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)
Species: Undescribed Tussock Moth (Acyphas cf sp)
This Photo:     Larva 2, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This doesn't look like either of the two Acyphas species (larvae) above we get in SA. It's possibly A. pelodes but the larvae for that species hasn't been photographed on-line.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.