Eriococcidae sp. (family)

Unidentified felted scale at Cook, ACT

Eriococcidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Eriococcidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Eriococcidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Eriococcidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Eriococcidae sp. (family) 16 Jan 2021 KimPullen
Eriococcidae sp. (family) 15 Jan 2021 CathB

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I'm pretty sure this is E rubida and not blakelyi, but similar scale also seen on blakelyi in the area.

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Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) (Rhytidoponera ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB
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Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
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Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2020 by CathB
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Eurymeloides adspersa (Gumtree hopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2019 by CathB
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2019 by CathB
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2019 by CathB
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Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2019 by CathB
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 1 May 2019 by CathB
Lemidia accincta (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Apr 2019 by CathB
Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified Mutillid wasp or velvet ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Apr 2019 by CathB
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by CathB
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jul 2018 by CathB
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2018 by CathB
Dasygnathus sp. (Rhinoceros beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2018 by CathB
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 29 Oct 2017 by CathB
Belenois java (Caper White) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2016 by EmilyS

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Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 21 Nov 2020 05:34 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus rubida Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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