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Leafhopper & planthopper (Hemiptera, several families)Chaetophyes compacta

A tube spittlebug

Family Clastopteridae (or Machaerotidae). Immatures construct and live inside elongate, conical calcareous tubes attached to thin eucalypt stems. Adults are free-living and will actively jump and fly.

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Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Dec 2017 Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Dec 2017 Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2017 Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Conder, ACT - 3 Dec 2016
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Dec 2017
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2017
Chaetophyes compacta (A tube spittlebug) at Conder, ACT - 3 Dec 2016

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Adult (Chaetophyes compacta)
Nymph stage (Chaetophyes compacta)
Nymph stage (Chaetophyes compacta)

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