Distribution: Found throughout Australia.
Remarks: This moth has a wing length (nose to wing tip) of approximately 25 millimetres. These moths are usually white, but can be grey. The male moths have a tuft of long pale hair on the end of their abdomen.
The caterpillar grows to approximately 4 centimetres long when fully grown. The one shown here is yellow but they can also have white, black, brown or red hairs. They often have a tuft of longer hairs sticking up behind the head.
This moth was found dead in January.
See the caterpillar – https://www.friendsofqueensparkbushland.org.au/trichiocercus-sparshalli/
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