Erebidae (includes Tiger, Tussock, Litter & Snout Moths)

Quick Genera Links – those unlinked we have not documented.
· Subfamily Arctiinae · Aloa Asura Calamidia Castulo Damias Halone Hesychopa Nyctemera Oreopola Palaeosia Phaeophlebosia Phaos Philenora Scoliacma Spilosoma Thallarcha Thermeola Utetheisa [Pending ID – Arctiinae] · Subfamily Erebiinae · Alapadna Dasypodia Diatenes Pantydia Praxis Rhapsa · Subfamily Hypeninae · Artigisa Lithilaria Meyrickella Rhodina Sandava · Subfamily Hypenodinae · Schrankia Trigonistis · Subfamily Lymantrinae · Acyphas Euproctis Orgyia [Pending ID – Lymantriinae Larvae]

Pictorial guide:
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger Moths)
Tribe Arctiini
Genus Nyctemera
Magpie or Senecio Moth, Nyctemera amicus (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Magpie or Senecio Moth, Nyctemera amicus larva (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Magpie or Senecio Moth, Nyctemera amicus larva (Arctiinae: Arctiini)

Genus Phaos
Phaos acmena, wingless adult female (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Phaos acmena larva, later developing into a wingless female adult (Arctiinae: Arctiini) IMG 3430

Genus Spilosoma
Dark-spotted Tiger Moth, Spilosoma canescens (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Black and White Tiger Moth, Spilosoma glatignyi (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Tiger Moth caterpillar, Spilosoma sp. (Arctiinae: Arctiini) Tiger Moth caterpillar, Spilosoma sp. (Arctiinae: Arctiini)

Genus Utetheisa
Heliotrope Moth, Utetheisa pulchelloides (Arctiinae: Arctiini)

Tribe Lithosiini
Genus Asura
Spotted Lichen Moth, Asura cervicalis (male) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Spotted Lichen Moth, Asura cervicalis (male) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Spotted Lichen Moth, Asura cervicalis (larva) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Calamidia
Wedge Footman, Calamidia hirta (male) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Wedge Footman, Calamidia hirta (male) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Castulo
Doubleday's Footman, Castulo doubleday (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Damias
Procrena Footman, Damias procrena (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Procrena Footman, Damias procrena (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Tasmanian Footman, Damias sicciodes (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Halone
Marbled Halone, Halone consolatrix (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Variable Halone, Halone sejuncta (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Palaeosia
Two-ribbed Arctiid, Palaeosia bicosta (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Palaeosia sp. (2) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Two-ribbed Arctiid, Palaeosia bicosta (larva) (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Phaeophlebosia
Forked Footman, Phaeophlebosia furcifera (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Philenora
Philenora undulosa (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Scoliacma
Red Footman, Scoliacma bicolora (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Red Footman, Scoliacma bicolora (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Genus Thallarcha
Crossed Footman, Thallarcha albicollis (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) Gowned Footman, Thallarcha epiostola (Arctiinae: Lithosiini) The Jester, Thallarcha jocularis (Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Pending ID – Arctiinae
Arctiinae larva

Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Alapadna pauropis
IMG 8327

Genus Dasypodia
Granny Moth, Dasypodia selenophora (Erebinae: Catocalini)

Genus Diatenes
Diatenes aglossoides (Erebinae: Catocalini)

Genus Rhapsa
Rounded Rhapsa, Rhapsa eretmophora Wedged Rhapsa, Rhapsa suscitatalis (Erebinae: Catocalini) Wedged Rhapsa, Rhapsa suscitatalis (Erebinae: Catocalini)

Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Pantydia
Oblique-lined Pantydia, Pantydia canescens (Erebinae: Euclidiini) Gap-lined Pantydia, Pantydia diemeni (Erebinae: Euclidiini) Plain Pantydia, Pantydia sparsa (Erebinae: Euclidiini)

Unplaced to Tribe
Genus Praxis
Enigmatic Praxis, Praxis difficilis (Erebinae) Edwards' Praxis, Praxis edwardsii (Erebinae) Brown Praxis, Praxis porphyretica (Erebinae) Variable Praxis, Praxis pandesma (Erebinae) Praxis sp. larva (Erebinae)

Subfamily Hypeninae (Snout Moths)
Genus Artigisa
Wood-grain Artigisa, Artigisa lignicolaria (Hypeninae) Black-clouded Artigisa, Artigisa melanephele (Hypeninae) Black-clouded Artigisa, Artigisa melanephele (cocoon) (Hypeninae) Black-clouded Artigisa, Artigisa melanephele (later instar larva) (Hypeninae) Black-clouded Artigisa, Artigisa melanephele (early instar larva) (Hypeninae)

Genus Meyrickella
Streaked Snout, Meyrickella ruptellus (Hypeninae) Streaked Snout, Meyrickella ruptellus (Hypeninae)

Genus Sandava
Fungi Snout, Sandava scitisignata (Hypeninae) Rusty Snout, Sandava xylistis (Hypeninae)

Subfamily Hypenodinae
Genus Trigonistis
Trigonistis asthenopa (Hypenodinae) Trigonistis asthenopa (Hypenodinae)

Subfamily Lymantriinae (Tussock Moths)
Tribe Nygmiini
Genus Euproctis
cf. Euproctis melanosoma (larva) (Lymantriinae: Nygmiini) Euproctis melanosoma (larva) (Lymantriinae: Nygmiini)

Tribe Orgyiini
Genus Orgyia
Painted Acacia Moth, Orgyia anartoides (male) (Lymantriinae: Orgyiini) Reared wingless female moth, cf. Painted Acacia Moth, Orgyia anartoides (Lymantriinae: Orgyiini) Reared wingless female moth, cf. Painted Acacia Moth, Orgyia anartoides (Lymantriinae: Orgyiini) cf. Painted Acacia Moth, Orgyia anartoides (larva) (Lymantriinae: Orgyiini) cf. Painted Acacia Moth, Orgyia anartoides (larva) (Lymantriinae: Orgyiini)

Unplaced to Tribe
Genus Acyphas
Acyphas semiochrea, Omnivorous Tussock Moth (male) (Lymantriinae) Acyphas semiochrea, Omnivorous Tussock Moth (Lymantriinae) Acyphas larva (early instar) (Lymantriinae) Acyphas larva (Lymantriinae)

Pending ID – Lymantriinae Larvae
Lymantriinae larva Lymantriinae larva Lymantriinae larva

References

Daley, E. 2007. Wings an introduction to Tasmania’s winged insects. Riffles Pty Ltd, Buckland Tasmania.

Herbison-Evans, D. and Crossley, S. 2012. Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia. Online resource. Viewed 20 February 2019. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/moths.html

Marriott, P. 2009. Moths of Victoria. Part 2. Tiger moths and allies. Noctuoidea (A). Entomological Society of Victoria.

Marriott, P., Edwards, T., Kallies, A., Hewish, M., & Williams, S. 2017. Moths of Victoria. Part 8. Night Moths & Allies. Noctuoidea (B). Entomological Society of Victoria.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.

Willan, L. and Edwards, T. 2011. Australian moths online: a photo gallery. CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences. Viewed 17 September 2012. https://moths.csiro.au/

Zborowski, P. and Edwards, T. 2007. A Guide to Australian Moths. CSIRO Publishing, Victoria.