Small lappet moth (Phyllodesma ilicifolia)
Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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- Pupa: stage in an insect's development when huge changes occur, which reorganise the larval form into the adult form. In butterflies the pupa is also called a chrysalis.
- Single-brooded: (also known as 'univoltine'). Insect life cycle that takes 12 months to be complete, and involves a single generation. The egg, larva, pupa or adult over winters as a dormant stage.
IUCN Red List (September, 2010)