Wattle Tick Scale
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||True Bugs (Hemiptera)|
|Species:||Mallee Lacehopper (Ozoliarus sp)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~6mm body length. Lacehoppers have very chiselled faces which can be useful for id, so always best to get anterior shots. As well as wing venation, dorsal and alantennae & ocellii location.
Notice here the ocelli below the eye in front of the antenna.
Found one specimen in November.