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The caterpillar is initially green and later becomes brown with two bright yellow spots on the last abdominal segment. It is an agricultural pest, attacking Turnips, Potato, Beets, Clover and Pasture grasses. Occurs across Australia”. A first time sighting at Sportsman Creek wildlife refuge.

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

Further reading; http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/amph/nigerr.html

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