Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis

Early Green Wattle Psyllid at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
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Identification history

Acizzia acaciaedecurrentis 25 May 2024 MichaelMulvaney
Cicadellidae (family) 24 May 2024 CarbonAI
Unidentified 24 May 2024 LisaH

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I have no idea what these insects are - leaf hoppers? This was fascinating, as I think there was every life stage on this plant, being tended by ants. The fourth photo showed exudate, which I assume is what the ants eat to entice them to tend the insect?

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 24 May 2024 01:09 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

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  • Wattle Associated plant
  • Meat ant tending every life stage of this insect? Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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