Mealybug
Male
Ellura
White Fibrous Lerp
A couple of Lerps (houses)
 
    
Melaleuca psyllid (Boreioglycaspis melaleucae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Psyllid (Psyllidae)
Species: Melaleuca psyllid (Boreioglycaspis melaleucae)

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Many small birds rely on psyllids for survival, so an important cog in the biosphere of Ellura

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Jan-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.