Melanococcus albizziae

Acacia Mealybug at Aranda, ACT

Melanococcus albizziae at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024
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Identification history

Melanococcus sp. (genus) 8 Feb 2024 pmillsApio87
Melanococcus albizziae 12 Jan 2024 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 9 Jan 2024 KMcCue

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pmillsApio87 wrote:
   8 Feb 2024
Lots of similar-looking species; genus requires revision.

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Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2024 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Apr 2024 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Apr 2024 by KMcCue
Malva neglecta (Dwarf Mallow) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Utetheisa lotrix (Crotalaria Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Calomela parilis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Diptera (order) (Fly - Unidentified) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Mar 2024 by KMcCue
Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass, American Crows-Foot Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain, Lamb's Tongues) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Chloris truncata (Windmill Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Cynodon dactylon (Couch Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Salsa fuliginata (Sooty Orb-weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Diemenia rubromarginata (Pink-margined bug) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Syringoseca rhodoxantha (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Zygometis xanthogaster (Crab spider or Flower spider) at Aranda, ACT - 7 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Feb 2024 by KMcCue
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Apiformes (informal group) (Unidentified bee) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Orthorhinus klugii (Vine weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Steatoda grossa (Cupboard or Brown house spider) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Lampropholis sp. (Grass Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Eucalyptus sp. (A Gum Tree) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Diptera (order) (Fly - Unidentified) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Jan 2024 by KMcCue
Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Conoeca guildingi (A case moth) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Yoyetta australicta (Southern Ticking Ambertail) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at GG182 - 13 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Furrow Bee) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue
Conoeca guildingi (A case moth) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2023 by KMcCue

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  • 6 Jan 2024 05:08 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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