Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region
Home Insects Scale insects & mealybugs (Hemiptera, Coccoidea)

Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea)Cryptes baccatus

Wattle Tick Scale at Hughes Garran Woodland

2 images

Cryptes baccatus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Oct 2018
Cryptes baccatus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Oct 2018

Identification history

Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) Cryptes baccatus 29 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) Cryptes baccatus 8 Nov 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 11 Oct 2018 ruthkerruish

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

Several plants affected, some have died, exact cause unsolved.

2 comments

ruthkerruish368 wrote:
   8 Nov 2018
I have never seen tick scale look like this before but then I have never seen it on Acacia genistifolia before. Of the 10 plants originally planted, only 4 have grown well.
ruthkerruish368 wrote:
   8 Nov 2018
I have never seen tick scale look like this before but then I have never seen it on Acacia genistifolia before. Of the 10 plants originally planted, only 4 have grown well.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby Sightings

Page 1 of 1 pages - image sightings only 71 0 48

Amanita sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 18 Apr 2020 by ruthkerruish Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Nov 2019 by JackyF Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Digitaria sanguinalis (Summer Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2018 by RobParnell Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 12 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 22 Oct 2018 by RobParnell Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018 by roymcd Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Aug 2018 by ruthkerruish Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 May 2018 by ruthkerruish Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 May 2018 by ruthkerruish Oxalis exilis (Shady wood sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Agrocybe sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Aug 2017 by ruthkerruish Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Robinia pseudoacacia (False Acacia or Black Locust) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Amanita sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 18 Apr 2020 by ruthkerruish
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish
Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Digitaria sanguinalis (Summer Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2018 by RobParnell
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 12 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 22 Oct 2018 by RobParnell
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018 by roymcd
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Aug 2018 by ruthkerruish
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 May 2018 by ruthkerruish
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 May 2018 by ruthkerruish
Oxalis exilis (Shady wood sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish
Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Agrocybe sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Aug 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Robinia pseudoacacia (False Acacia or Black Locust) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish

1 

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Early wattle (Acacia genistifolia) Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • 11 Oct 2018 Recorded on
  • ruthkerruish Recorded by

1209978 sightings of 6026 species in 1132 locations from 3277 members
operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia | privacy