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Unknown larva. About 25mm long. No prolegs or claspers. Pale green body, dorso-ventrally flattened, some small tubercules covering, a strong white-cream line at lateral margin, tapered tail with two small pale cercii. Exploring eucalyptus leaves.
Symphyta? Lepidoptera?


Date & Time

2013-03-22 12:19 AM [Melbourne]


-37.898546 , 145.278106 : 80.764 m

Near Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia


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  1. David Francis  Amazing how it hangs on!

    Reply • 12 Mar 2015

  2. Mark Ridgway  Good point David. Must be to do with those amazing 'abs' :)

    Reply • 13 Mar 2015

  3. Mark Ridgway  Research implies Symphyta

    Reply • 02 Jun 2015

NS Observation No. 5500E9D9ED2A8994A900019D
Created 2015-03-12 12:20 PM (about 5 years ago)
Created By Mark Ridgway
Updated 2015-06-02 11:25 AM (almost 5 years ago)
Updated By Mark Ridgway
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