Trees, Insect pests, Ochrogaster lunifer, Acyphas leucomelas, Western Australia
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TWO native caterpillars which sometimes attract attention are the larvae of the tnssock moth and the bag-shelter moth.
Neither insect is a serious forest pest in Western Australia, but the tussock moth sometimes does restricted damage in orchards and home gardens and the bag-shelter caterpillars cause some defoliation of wattles and eucalyptus.
Jenkins, Clee Francis Howard
"Insect pests of forests. 2. Tussock moths and bag-shelter moths,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 3
, Article 5.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol3/iss11/5