Wimm/Vic's photos with the Wattle Snout Moth

Pararguda nasuta

Pararguda nasuta
My caterpillar emerged into adulthood today. The process from cocoon to emergence took 21 days.
Added on November 10, 2012

Pararguda nasuta

Pararguda nasuta
My caterpillar emerged into adulthood today. The process from cocoon to emergence took 21 days.
Added on November 10, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Cocoon

Pararguda nasuta Cocoon
Added on November 10, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Eggs

Pararguda nasuta Eggs
On Acacia mearnsii and collected on 20th April,2012.

I think they may be Lasiocampid eggs.
Added on April 21, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Hatched

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Hatched
This caterpillar hatched a couple of days ago. It's one of the 3 white eggs I collected from Acacia mearnsii on the 20/4/2012. I have no idea what it is yet. It did not consume its egg capsule.

I find these caterpillars difficult enough to see let alo…
Added on April 29, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 17

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 17
This caterpillar is still hard to see. It took me about 5 minutes to find it amongst the vegetation in its container today! In fact, I thought I had lost it! It's changed quite a bit since I took the first 'baby shot' ! I am still not sure which specie…
Added on May 15, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 18

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 18
Natural light shot.
Added on May 16, 2012

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 38

Pararguda nasuta Caterpillar Day 38
I'm pretty sure this is Pararguda nasuta, the Wattle Snout Molth
Added on May 28, 2012

Pararguda species

Pararguda species
I think this is probably Pararguda nasuta - the Wattle Snout Moth. I found it on a species of wattle. The photo is not brilliant. I had a serious sun and moth position problem whilst attempting to photograph it today! :-)
Added on April  6, 2011