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Spotting

Description:

Found on flax in garden. 2-4mm. It hopped when i touched its 'hair filaments'.

Habitat:

Flax leaf

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2 Comments

jeslowery
jeslowery 5 years ago

Cool shot!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Hi Mark. This is the nymph of Scolypopa australis. The 'hairs' on the back are actually uric acid crystals. Sorry... it must have got blown over the detch. :-)

marktmaultby
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marktmaultby

Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Feb 12, 2015
Submitted on Feb 13, 2015

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