Tiny Thread-legged Assassin Bug
Adelaide Hills
Scale Insect
Wattle Tick Scale (Cryptes baccatus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Scale Insect (Coccoidea, Coccidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Wattle Tick Scale (Cryptes baccatus)
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Thank you Thomas Mesaglio for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2006-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Sep-2006
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.