Baby caterpillar navigates the vast hills and valleys of my hand. Woodgate, Qld.
String of Babies
Tiny, newly hatched caterpillars gethered on silk, photographed on my hand. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby VI
The adult version of the butterfly babies! I think she has a hole in her wing. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby V
Same ants (Technomyrmex), tiny baby. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby IV
Giant butterfly baby tended by the same ants (Technomyrmex) while she devours a leaf. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby III
Worker ants (Technomyrmex) tend another butterfly baby. Same Tree. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby II
Technomyrmex ants tend another butterfly baby on the same tree. Woodgate, Qld.
Butterfly Baby I
Ant (Technomyrmex) tends to her growing butterfly baby. Bonus points for spotting the photobomb. Woodgate, Qld.
A tiny hole in this house near the tip (right) indicates this moth may have become prey to a parasite. Woodgate, Qld.
Small Acacia Case Moth II
The way these case moths costruct houses amazes me every time I see one. This one has been devouring gum leaves. Woodgate, Qld.
Small Acacia Case Moth I
Apparently you can tell which species a case moth is by how they construct their homes. I don't have that knowledge but I love them just the same! Woodgate, Qld.
A moth puffs out it's wings, having just emerged from pupating. Woodgate, Qld.
Blue Forester Moth
Blue metallic moth rests on a gum leaf. Woodgate, Qld.
Tiger moth feeds on nectar from a lemon myrtle flower. Kyogle, NSW.
Brown and white moth quite common near the beach. Woodgate, Qld.
Cup Moth Caterpillar
Anaxidia lozogramma feeding on the leaf of a macadamia tree. Kyogle, NSW.