SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Herimosa albovenata albovenata Waterhouse  (White-veined Grass-skipper)

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Early first instar larva

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Final instar larva

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Closeup of head, final instar larva

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Closeup of head, final instar larva.
Black holes on the body are where small braconid parasitoid
wasp larvae have emerged from the skipper larva

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Spinose secondary setae on anal plate of final instar larva

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Tiny vase-shaped secondary setae on body of final instar larva

Photography by R. Grund