The Wattle Cup Caterpillar

The Wattle Cup Caterpillar (Calcarifera ordinata) is a moth of the Limacodidae family. It is widespread in northern Australia.

The Wattle Cup Caterpillar

The caterpillar is bright yellow with blue green and orange colours. There are a number of tubercles (or warty outgrowths) around its body. They have reduced legs and move using a slug-like movement of the underside of the body. Pretty! More here.



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