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Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea)Callococcus acaciae

Burgan woolly scale at Pine Island to Point Hut

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Callococcus acaciae at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016
Callococcus acaciae at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016
Callococcus acaciae at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016
Callococcus acaciae at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016

Identification history

Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) Callococcus acaciae 9 Aug 2016 michaelb

Author's notes

On the east side of the Murrumbidgee River, north of Pine Island.

3 comments

Heino wrote:
   22 Mar 2016
Not one of mine. Perhaps micro yarn-bombing!
michaelb wrote:
   22 Mar 2016
Thanks Heino.
I have seen it around in a number of places, and not man-made, so perhaps it is an insect thing.
RogerF wrote:
   9 Aug 2016
Despite a specific name of 'acaciae' the host plant of this scale is burgan, Kunzea ericoides

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Nearby Sightings

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Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 20 Aug 2018 Arthropterus sp. (genus) (Ant nest beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 26 Oct 2017 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 6 Oct 2017 Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Mar 2016 Solaenodolichopus sp. (genus) (Millepede) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Feb 2016 Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Jan 2016 Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Oct 2015 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Oct 2015 Bertya rosmarinifolia at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Apr 2015 Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Mar 2015 Hakea decurrens subsp. decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Mar 2015 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 11 Mar 2015 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Jan 2015 Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014 Bulbine glauca (Rock Lily) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Apr 2014 Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Apr 2014 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Mar 2007
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 20 Aug 2018
Arthropterus sp. (genus) (Ant nest beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 26 Oct 2017
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 6 Oct 2017
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Mar 2016
Solaenodolichopus sp. (genus) (Millepede) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Feb 2016
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Jan 2016
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Oct 2015
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Oct 2015
Bertya rosmarinifolia at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Apr 2015
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Mar 2015
Hakea decurrens subsp. decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Mar 2015
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 11 Mar 2015
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Jan 2015
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014
Bulbine glauca (Rock Lily) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 Apr 2014
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Apr 2014
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Mar 2007

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 5 Jan 2016 8:10 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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