Tussock Moth
Larva 2, dorsal
Adelaide Hills
Wasp Moth
Male: All wings showing
 
                      
Tussock Moth (Acyphas sp?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)
Species: Tussock Moth (Acyphas sp?)
This Photo:     Larva 2, profile

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.

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