Small Mealybug
Female, dorsal
Small Mealybug (Monophlebulus sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Giant Scale (Coccoidea, Monophlebidae)
Species: Small Mealybug (Monophlebulus sp ES02)
This Photo:     Female, ventral
Other name: Small Meally Bug

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
It's possibly a nymph, and at 2mm body & head length is not very big.

Copyright © 2017-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Jan-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.