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Scolypopa australis

Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum at suppressed

Scolypopa australis at suppressed - 5 Feb 2023
Scolypopa australis at suppressed - 5 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Scolypopa australis 9 Feb 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 5 Feb 2023 HelenWay

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User's notes

Rotates slowly from side to side on saggital axis

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HelenWay wrote:
   5 Feb 2023
It slowly tilts from side to side, and the wings are partly transparent

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Species information

  • Scolypopa australis Scientific name
  • Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Feb 2023 09:04 AM Recorded on
  • HelenWay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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