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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 8 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 8 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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