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A weird flat bug at 15mm long this is the baby of a very large leafhopper. About 4mm thick at most. Always pale, sometimes with faint pink to red markings. Delicate setae around margin.
On the bark of Eucalyptus melliodora at night time.
These are the largest leafhopper in the world. The adult reaches 28mm long. A male of this species has never been found and it is therefore suspected they may be parthenogenetic. !! The adult female develops a long ovipositor. When young they are almost translucent. http://bugs.bio.usyd.edu.au/learning/res...