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Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea)Monophlebulus sp. (genus)

Giant Snowball Mealybug at Jerrabomberra Grassland

2 images

Monophlebulus sp. (genus) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018

Identification history

Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) Monophlebulus sp. (genus) 8 Oct 2018 KimPullen
Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) Icerya acaciae 5 Oct 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 5 Oct 2018 nath_kay

Author's notes

Coconut ants were interested in this critter

1 comment

   5 Oct 2018
Not sure if acacia mealy bug is also found on eucalypts - which may rule the suggestion out

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Nearby Sightings

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Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Unidentified at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Cormocephalus sp.(genus) (Scolopendrid Centipede) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018 Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 14 Dec 2015
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Unidentified at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Cormocephalus sp.(genus) (Scolopendrid Centipede) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 5 Oct 2018
Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 14 Dec 2015

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Oct 2018 9:51 AM Recorded on
  • nath_kay Recorded by
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