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Whitefly

Pseudozaphanera wariensis

Description:

A small dark blue winged insect, about 3 mm long, with a greenish-brown bulbous thorax and long antennae. Paddle-shaped wings were tented up over the body.

Habitat:

Spotted in large numbers on a wattle plant - suburban garden.

Notes:

My thanks to Stephen Thorpe for pointing me in the right direction with identifying this insect and to Peter S.Gillespie for the ID These are hemipterans from:
Family: Aleyrodidae
Subfamily: Aleyrodinae
The pupae look like this:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/163...

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whitefly
Pseudozaphanera wariensis


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2 Comments

Peter S.Gillespie
Peter S.Gillespie 3 years ago

This is not Aleurocanthus

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Wow good shots.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Nov 13, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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