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Image taken of  20mm caterpillar feeding on Acacia leiocalyx. “The female moths are flightless, however are found over most of Australia. Newly hatched caterpillars have a special way of dispersing by spinning threads of silk which are caught in the wind. This species has recently (1999) been recorded in New Zealand”.

I.D. and reference courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans.

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