Orange-rimmed Satin Moth, Thalaina selenaea
Early May 2020
There were many reported sightings during late Autumn of 2020.
“Curly Bracket” form
Image by Trevor Popple, used with permission.
Image thanks to Elaine McDonald, used with permission
Case study: Reared Caterpillar
Collected August 24
Latest instar caterpillar collected on October 16, 2022. Pupation was under the soil.
On Acacia melanoxylon
Moth noticed (sadly dead) Late March 2022
Early September 2022
Knocklofty Reserve nipaluna/Hobart
Early December 2022
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart