5mm in length, 2nd instar nymph. Black with yellow areas at body end of rear, middle legs and near ends of long antennae. White dot design dorsal abdomen. Red eyes.
Distribution in Australia, Indonesia, and the Indo-Pacific.The insect can be seen in most habitat types except for desert, from urban areas to the coastal heath.
Recorded feeding on a variety of native and introduced plants such as eucalyptus, wattle and orchard trees such as citrus. Also cultivated crops including grape, pawpaw, tomato and beans.