Thursday, January 6, 2011

Mealybug

This photo was taken at "Jarowair" in 2008.  It took quite some time to identify this insect and with some help from a friend who works for the Deparment of Primary Industries, it was identified as a Mealybug.  I have since discovered that it's exact name is :

Snow Ball Large Mealybug - Monophlebulus sp.

Family Margarodidae

Snow Ball Large Mealybug


1 comment:

  1. I found some photos on the following website and further information for those interested.
    http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_softbugs/Mealybugs.htm

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