Cleobora mellyi

The sole Australian species in the genus.

Cleobora mellyi
Early December 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Early January 2014
Black River
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Late February 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Early November 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Early November 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Late December 2014
nipaluna /Hobart
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Early October 2017
Narawntapu National Park
on Coastal Wattle (or Boobyalla) Acacia longifolia subsp sophorae
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Early October 2017
Narawntapu National Park
on Coastal Wattle (or Boobyalla) Acacia longifolia subsp sophorae
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Late November 2021
Inala, Bruny Island
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Late September 2022
Richmond
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Late September 2014
The Gardens, NE Tasmania
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Mid November 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Early October 2018
Mount Field National Park
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Late November 2021
Inala, Bruny Island
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Eating Paropsisterna (leaf beetle) eggs
Late October 2013
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna /Hobart
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Early January 2014
The Nut, Stanley
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Late September 2018
Bicheno
Foraging through the unopened flowers on a Melaleuca
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Port Sorell
Early March 2010
approaching a horned treehopper
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Cleobora mellyi  larva
nipaluna /Hobart
On Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
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Late November 2021
“Inala” Bruny Island
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Mid October 2023
Scamander
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Mid November 2016
nipaluna /Hobart
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Mid November 2016
nipaluna /Hobart
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Larva feeding on leaf beetle eggs
Mid January 2021
Hellyer Beach
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Early November 2023
Scamander
Feeding on Psyllid eggs
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Late December 2023
Lenah Valley
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Late December 2012
Mount Field National Park
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Emerging adult?
Mid December 2016
nipaluna /Hobart
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Late December 2022
nipaluna/Hobart
Freshly emerged from the pupal skin
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About 3 hours later
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