Lycid-mimicking Moth
Grey Bark Moth
Leaf-case Moths
Wattle Concealer Moth
Banded Concealer Moth I
Banded Concealer Moth II 
Purple Banded Concealer I
Purple-banded Concealer II
Banded Concealer Moth III 
Tube Concealer Moth
Tunnel Concealer Moth 
Banded Concealer Moth IV
Concealer Moth Caterpillars
Banded Timber Moth
Gum Tree Borer Moth
White Timber Moth I
Mottled Timber Moth
Bark Timber Moth
White Timber Moth II
Timber Moth Caterpillars 
Small Grey Moth
Small Banded Moth
Narrow-winged Moth 
Gelechid Moth 
Long-horned Moth
Unknown in this Group


Concealer Moth Caterpillars

Family Oecophoridae

This page contains information and pictures about Concealer Moth Caterpillars that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 10mm
We believe those caterpillars listed in this page are Concealer Moth Caterpillars, but do not know which species they are.
Concealer Moth Caterpillar I
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Oenochroa sp., body length 20mm
1. Oenochroa species A - Caterpillars of Australian Moths - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2002. 
Concealer Moth Caterpillar II
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?sp., body length 20mm
This caterpillar builds retreat with silk between two leaves. They look like the caterpillars in this family, but not so sure. Please advise if you know what species it is.
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Concealer Moth Caterpillar III
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?sp., body length 20mm
Concealer Moth Caterpillar IV
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?sp., body length 15mm
Concealer Moth Caterpillar V
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Jun 2007, on Acacia                                                             
Concealer Moth Caterpillar VI
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March, 2009, on Eucalypt

1. Australian Moths Online - CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences 2011.   

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