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Glycaspis sp. (genus)

Unidentified sugary lerp at Wog Wog, NSW

Glycaspis sp. (genus) at Wog Wog, NSW - 25 Apr 2021
Glycaspis sp. (genus) at Wog Wog, NSW - 25 Apr 2021
Glycaspis sp. (genus) at Wog Wog, NSW - 25 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Glycaspis sp. (genus) 2 May 2021 michaelb
Glycaspis sp. (genus) 1 May 2021 BIrdsinCanberra

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User's notes

This Sugary lerp was on a leaf we wandered past. In this photograph you can see the attendant ant. Towards the bottom right of the white lerp you can see what I think are some yellow eggs. While above the white shelters was a possible free roaming lerp.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 25 Apr 2021 11:50 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by

Additional information

  • Ant Associated Insect
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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