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White Fibrous Lerps Insect

Glycaspis (Glycaspis) sp

Description:

I found this weird looking thing on only one tree? Could it be a Fungi??

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3 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

Not a fungi but an insect.. :D Thanks RachaelB, I think you are right it is a "White Fibrous Lerps Insect"

RachaelB
RachaelB 8 years ago

Brisbane insects have a picture that looks similar to yours: http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...
The White Fibrous Lerps Insect #2 ,3 and 4

RachaelB
RachaelB 8 years ago

Looks like a bunch of lerps. I've never seen them with such long stringy bits before though. These are ones that I've found: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/947...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/919...

Christiane
Spotted by
Christiane

Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jun 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012

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