Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Passionvine hopper egg scars in twig

Scolypopa australis (Walker)

Order: Hemiptera
Family: Ricaniidae

Size range

  • Single scar about 1 mm


  • Early introduction from Australia
  • North Island and Nelson

Life History

  • Both larvae and adults feed on plant sap of many garden plants
  • Garden pest

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