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BugGlycaspis sp.

Psyllids; lerps at Wonboyn, NSW

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Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016

Identification history

Bug Glycaspis sp. 4 Sep 2017 KerriLee
Bug Glycaspis sp. 30 Aug 2017 KerriLee
Unidentified 30 Aug 2017 KerriLee

Author's notes

Family: Psyllidae. Likely to be Glycaspis species. I've read that Glycaspis is one of the two most common psyllids to feed on eucalypts, and the only one of the two to make 'sugary, white lerps' [the other common genus is Cardiaspina, and they all make shell-like lerps)

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Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
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Eurymeloides bicincta at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Nov 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014

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Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • 21 Feb 2016 Recorded on
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