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Sextius virescens

Acacia horned treehopper at Latham, ACT

Sextius virescens at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019
Sextius virescens at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019
Sextius virescens at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019
Sextius virescens at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019
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Identification history

Sextius virescens 20 Feb 2019 KimPullen
Sextius virescens 16 Feb 2019 AlisonMilton

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Larvae and and adults. Tended by ants as usual.

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KimPullen wrote:
   20 Feb 2019
Image #5 shows three species but none of them are Sextius virescens.

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Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk Moth) at Latham, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JBrickhill Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Latham, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by pinnaCLE Pelargonium sp. (A Native Stork’s Bill) at Latham, ACT - 21 Mar 2019 by LWenger Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Elaphodes cervinus (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk Moth) at Latham, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JBrickhill
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Latham, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by pinnaCLE
Pelargonium sp. (A Native Stork’s Bill) at Latham, ACT - 21 Mar 2019 by LWenger
Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Elaphodes cervinus (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 15 Feb 2019 09:50 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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