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  


Rose Anthelid Caterpillar - Chenuala heliaspis

Family Anthelidae

This page contains pictures and information about Porela Snout Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 20mm, will grow to 50mm 
The caterpillar has yellow and red hair, with tuft of black hair on its thorax. Head is surrounded with pink hair.
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We found on Acacia leaf in late summer 2004. 

1. Chenuala heliaspis - Australian Caterpillars by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2011 
2. Flying Colours, Common Caterpillars, Butterflies and Moths of South-Eastern Australia - Pat & Mike Coupar,1992, p29.


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Last updated: September 22, 2011.