Eucalypt Gall
Female, ventral
Small Mealybug
Female, dorsal
Large Mealybug (Monophlebulus sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Giant Scale (Coccoidea, Monophlebidae)
Species: Large Mealybug (Monophlebulus sp ES01)
This Photo:     Females
Other name: Large Meally Bug

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We are not sure why one of the group was orange; they are clearly cohabiting and have the same body shape so reasonably sure they are all one species.

Copyright © 2013-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Jul-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.