Common Anthelid Moth  
Western Anthelid Moth 
Hairy Mary Caterpillar
Eyespot Anthelid Moth 
Yellow-headed Anthelid
Rose Anthelid Caterpillar
Wattle Moth Caterpillar
Anthelid Caterpillars
Anthelid Cocoons  


Unknown Anthelid Caterpillars

Family Anthelidae

This page contains pictures and information about Unknown Anthelid Caterpillars that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 40mm 
The Anthelid Caterpillars are from medium to very large in size. They are very hairy. Those hairs may cause skin irritation if contact. The head is large and usually have the wearing sunglass look. The Caterpillars usually feed at night but some are active on day time. When rest, they hiding under barks or leaves. 
Followings are caterpillars that yet to be identified. We believe they are in the Anthelidae family. Please advise if you known what are they.

Unknown Anthelid Caterpillar I
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The caterpillars are hairy with short and matted hair in patches.  
Unknown Anthelid Caterpillar II
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Above picture taken in Karawatha Forest during early winter.
Unknown Anthelid Caterpillar III
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Length 30mm, Nov 2007, on the wall outside our office in Sinnamon Park
Unknown Anthelid Caterpillar IV
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Anthela sp., length 30mm,
Found in Karawatha Forest during early winter.
Please advise if you known what are they. 



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Last updated: September 23, 2011.