Genus Callipappis

Callipappis sp. female
Mid February 2013
“Woodvine Nature Reserve” Forcett
 
Late April 2011
Eaglehawk Neck
Approximately 1cm long
       
Late December 2012
The Neck, Bruny Island
      
Mid February 2013
“Woodvine Nature Reserve” Forcett
on Bracken
 
Mid February 2013
“Woodvine Nature Reserve” Forcett
on Bracken
Mid February 2013
“Woodvine Nature Reserve” Forcett
Mid March 2013
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay
1.3cm. on Allocasuarina sp
   

Mid January 2019
Sisters Beach
Found on a wooden handrail amongst coastal scrub.
      

Mid January 2021
Rocky Cape / pinmatik
IMG 7673  IMG 7674

Possibly a cluster of the Calipappid cysts – legless stages that develop underground, feeding on roots
Late July 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Found under a stone.
 

Late June 2021
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
IMG 9839

 

References:

Miller, D., A. Rung, G. Parikh, G. Venable, A.J. Redford, G.A. Evans, and R.J. Gill. 2014. Scale Insects, Edition 2. USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP). Fort Collins, CO. Date Accessed: Jan 13, 2019  http://www.idtools.org/id/scales/factsheet.php?name=6719