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Cryptes baccatus

1 Wattle Tick Scale at Cooma, NSW

Cryptes baccatus at Cooma, NSW - 10 Nov 2022
Cryptes baccatus at Cooma, NSW - 10 Nov 2022
Cryptes baccatus at Cooma, NSW - 10 Nov 2022
Cryptes baccatus at Cooma, NSW - 10 Nov 2022
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Identification history

Cryptes baccatus 15 Nov 2022 michaelb
Cryptes baccatus 15 Nov 2022 trevorpreston
Unidentified 15 Nov 2022 mahargiani

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On juvenile acacia. Only one colony found. Appears to be insect eggs, about 3mm diameter. Outside leathery. Inside brown pulp when egg broken using fingers. Surrounded by ants.

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Pellaea calidirupium (Hot Rock Fern) at Cooma, NSW - 3 Aug 2022 by mahargiani
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Location information

Species information

  • Cryptes baccatus Scientific name
  • Wattle Tick Scale Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 10 Nov 2022 01:36 PM Recorded on
  • mahargiani Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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