Genus Hemibela

When the caterpillar grows out of its hollow stick, it moves out into a larger one.

Hemibela sp.
Mid September 2011
Rocky Cape National Park
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Hemibela sp. (larval case) Hemibela sp. (larval case)

Late July 2017
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
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Late June 2023
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
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Hemibela species case. The case is a brown twig, hollowed out. There is an eaten section of eucalyptus leaf underneath. Hemibela species case. The case is a brown twig, hollowed out. There is an eaten section of eucalyptus leaf underneath.