Thalaina selenaea, Orange-rimmed Satin Moth

Orange-rimmed Satin Moth, Thalaina selenaea

Mid March 2008
Hobart
Orange-rimmed Satin Moth, Thalaina selenaea Orange-rimmed Satin Moth, Thalaina selenaea

White Form
Early May 2020
Hobart.
There were many reported sightings during late Autumn of 2020.
Orange-rimmed Satin Moth, Thalaina selenaea (white form)

“Curly Bracket” form
Zeehan
Image by Trevor Popple, used with permission.
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Nicholls Rivulet
Image thanks to Elaine McDonald, used with permission

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Early April 2015
Marion Bay

Mid March 2018
Hobart

 

Case study:  Reared Caterpillar
Collected August 24

IMG 0201.  IMG 0200  IMG 0227

August 26 8mm
IMG 0228  IMG 0229  IMG 0232
August 29

IMG 0291  IMG 0293

September 3, about 9mm
IMG 0327  IMG 0329  IMG 0330  IMG 0332

September 28 about 15mm
IMG 0460.  IMG 0458.  IMG 0457

Latest instar caterpillar collected on October 16, 2022.  Pupation was under the soil.
Hobart
On Acacia melanoxylon

IMG 1046  IMG 1047  IMG 1048
Moth noticed (sadly dead) Late March 2022
IMG 3082  IMG 3227  IMG 3228  IMG 3230  IMG 3232

Early September 2022
Knocklofty Reserve nipaluna/Hobart
IMG 4395  IMG 4398  IMG 4399