Family Tingidae - Lace Bugs

This page contains pictures and information about Lace Bugs in Family Tingidae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Lantana Lace Bug
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Teleonemia scrupulosa, body length 5mm  
This bug was introduced into Australia to control the Lantana weeds.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 494.
2. Teleonemia scrupulosa - lantana biocontrol, by Alan Fletcher Research Station, Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland, 2003.


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Last updated: March 03, 2012.