This page contains pictures and information about Wattle Plant Lice
in family Psyllidae that we
found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
are found on Acacia as host plant. Nymphs are free-living and can be
found on leaves or stems of host plants.
- Flat Wattle Plant Lice
- Acizzia sp. (4th instars), body length 2mm
- 1. Psylloidea of South Australia - Morgan, F.D. ,Adelaide, South Australia, Government Printer,
1984, plate 31-4.
- Wattle Plant Lice
- Acizzia sp., adult body length 4mm
- If Meat Ants
are found on plants in large number, usually they are attending the psyllid
nymphs, known as lerps. They look like Diaspidid scales (known as hard
scales), but they does not secrete honeydew. More pictures and information can
be found in this page.
- 1. Insects
of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 449.
- 2. Family PSYLLIDAE - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.
- 3. Psylloidea of South Australia - Morgan, F.D. ,Adelaide, South Australia, Government Printer, 1984.
- 4. Psyl'list - The World Psylloidea Database,
Ouvrard, D., searched on 1 October 2010.
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