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there appear to be a few of the spesies' younger individuals (instars), one type is about 3mm in length and its carapace is shiny black, and another type which is medium sized (approx - 1cm in length) has a light brown colouration and underdeveloped wings...and then there are these two mating adult pair...would love to know what they're called scientifically~ :)
This pair was mating amongst the leaves of Polyscias fruticosa, shot taken during midday.
it feeds on plant sap and uses its 'proboscis' mouth to penetrate the host plant's soft shoots.