The witchetty grub (also spelled witchety grub or witjuti grub) is a term used in Australia for the large, white, wood-eating larvae of several moths.This dreaming tells of the hunt for witchetty grubs. They are found in the ground and in tree trunks. The women dig them out and place them in their coolamons. When they return to camp they cook them in the coals of the fire but you can eat them straight from the ground.
Kathy Napangardi Bagot was born Alice Springs 28th of July 1963. She is a Anmatyerre speaker with her traditional country being around the present-day Mount Allan-Yuelamu.
She paints her mothers dreamings of bush tucker, bush potato, love story, rainbow serpent and witchetty grub.
Married to David Stafford they live at Yuelamu Northern Territory Australia.
See also reference in Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert-a biographical dictionary-by Vivien Johnson # page 63