Family Diaspididae (Armoured Scales)

may be Lindingaspis rossi
Mid September 2021
Tamar Island
On Acacia melanoxylon
Identification to family thanks to Lyn Cook.  Tentitive identification to species thanks to Benjamin Normark

IMG 0415  IMG 0416  IMG 0418


Pseudaulacaspis
sp. ?
Late September 2018
Ulverstone
Found on Waratah leaves
Images by Bronwyn Blades, used with permission.

Pending ID – Diaspididae
#1. Mid April 2019
Westmorland Falls track (Mole Creek)
    
#2. Late September 2019
Hobart/nipaluna
On Yucca
#3. Mid July 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
IMG 6408
#4. Diaspididae on Ghania grandis
Mid March 2021
“Inala”, Lunawanna, Bruny Island
#5. Late May 2021
Denison Beach

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#6. Late May 2021
Douglas Apsley Gorge Track
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#7.  Late May 2021
Douglas Apsley Gorge Track
On Exocarpos
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#9 Early October 2022
Bridport
On Ghania grandis
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#10. Mid April 2023
Dodges Ferry
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#11  Early August 2023
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
The entire Acacia dealbata trunk was covered with these tiny scale.
Photos KE

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#12. Early August 2023
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
On Eucalyptus
Photos KE

IMG 7382. IMG 7383

References

Henderson, R. C. 2011. Diaspididae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Coccoidea). Fauna of New Zealand 66: 1-275.
Henderson, R. C. & Crosby, T. K. 2011. Waratah Scale (Pseudaulacaspis brimblecombei). Updated on 4/17/2014 2:30:51 AM. Available online: PaDIL – http://www.padil.gov.au/maf-border/pest/main/141292