Genus Glycaspis

Sugar Lerp Psyllid, Glycaspis sp.
Late December 2009
Mount Wellington/kunanyi
Psyllidae Glycaspis  Psyllidae Glycaspis

Sugar Lerp Psyllid, Glycaspis sp.
Early March 2013
Found, and photographed, indoors.
Sugar Lerp Psyllid Glycaspis sp.  Sugar Lerp Psyllid, Glycaspis sp.


Glycaspis sp.
Mid April 2014
Identification thanks to Gary Taylor

Lerp partially lifted to reveal nymph. Returned to its original position at the end.
Late August 2022
Carleton River

IMG 4374  IMG 4375  IMG 4376

Glycaspis sp.
Late February 2017
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Identification thanks to Gary Taylor


Sugar Lerp Psyllid, Glycaspis sp. nymph
Late March 2010
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay

Late March 2015
Wentworth Park, Howrah
Small orange nymph at lower left, and large brown shed exuvium centre left.

Moth fly attracted to (and drawing attention to) the early stages of lerp contruction.
Late July 2018
Wentworth Park, Howrah.


Mid March 2019

Early February 2021
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
IMG 8301

Early October 2022
IMG 4786  IMG 4787  IMG 4785

Late December 2022
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
IMG 5364

Eggs and lerps
Mid January 2013
IMG 6107

Mid January 2013
IMG 6115