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Shell lerp insect

Spondyliaspis plicatuloides

Description:

tiny lerp insect (central one is exposed) with a scallop shaped cover it builds to protect itself.

Habitat:

Numerous on only a few leaves on eucalyptus trees

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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 12 years ago

Yes, there are very many on one leaf. About five leaves on one tree and that's all I've ever seen

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 12 years ago

only just seen this one - how interesting !

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 26, 2011
Submitted on Nov 26, 2011

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