Known host plants of processionary caterpillars

Processionary caterpillars feed on various Australian native plants. Table below is the list of known host plants.

Scientific name Common name
Acacia acuminata Jam wattle
Acacia anceps Port lincoln wattle
Acacia aneura Mulga
Acacia aulacocarpa Hickory wattle
Acacia cheelii
Acacia chrysotricha Newry golden wattle, Bellinger River wattle
Acacia concurrens Black wattle, curracabah
Acacia decora Western silver wattle , Showy wattle , Western golden wattle
Acacia fimbriata Brisbane golden wattle, Brisbane wattle, fringed wattle
Acacia hamiltoniana Hamilton’s Wattle
Acacia implexa Lightwood, Hickory wattle , Screw-pod wattle, Lignum vitae, Fish wattle, Broad-leaf wattle
Acacia iteaphylla Willow-leaved wattle, Flinders Range wattle
Acacia leiocalyx Black wattle, Early black wattle, Early flowering black wattle, Lamb’s tail wattle, curracabah
Acacia linearifolia Stringybark wattle, Narrow-leaved wattle
Acacia longifolia Sydney wattle
Acacia maidenii Maiden’s Wattle
Acacia omalophylla Yarran
Acacia oswaldii Umbrella wattle, miljee
Acacia pendula Weeping Myall, True Myall, Boree, Nilyah, Balaar
Acacia prominens Gosford wattle, Golden rain wattle, Grey sally
Acacia pycnantha Golden wattle
Acacia rostellifera Summer scented wattle
Acacia rubida Red-stemmed wattle, Red leaved wattle, Red leaf wattle
Acer rubrum Beefwood
Cassia nemophila Desert cassia, Green feathery senna
Casuarina sp.
Corymbia tessellaris Carbeen, Moreton Bay Ash, Black Butt
Eucalyptus albens White Box
Eucalyptus intermedia Pink bloodwood
Eucalyptus terminalis Tjuta, Joolta, Bloodwood, Desert bloodwood, Plains bloodwood, Northern bloodwood, Western bloodwood, Inland bloodwood
Grevillea striata Beefwood
Persoonia cornifolia Broad-leaved geebung
Pinus elliottii Slash pine
Planchonia careya Cocky Apple, Cockatoo apple,  Billygoat plum
Senna artemisioides ssp. artemisioides  
Senna artemisioides ssp. Coriacea