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The fine hairs of these Lerps insects were glistening in the sun on the back of a Spathyglottis leaf
Thank you for the ident Martinl ...... have I named it correctly?
This is quite spectacular. My first thought is that this is a lerp (an elaborate shell covering a psyllid insect) similar to this one called Glycapsis. http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...Mealy bugs are usually more powdery.
Spotted on Apr 19, 2013 Submitted on Apr 19, 2013
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