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Two Passion Vine Hoppers

Two Passion Vine Hoppers

Scolypopa australis is their latin name. The passion vine hoppers are just starting to make their appearance, their nymphs having been around for over a month. The picture was taken in the garden/bush with flash against empty space, hence the illusion of night.…

Metamorphosed

Newly Hatched Passion Vine Hopper

Newly Hatched Passion Vine Hopper

Following on from the previous post, these pictures show a passion vine hopper that has just left its nymphal shell, resplendent in a beautiful white attire. After about half an hour, the wings and body will have hardened and the white will be replaced by brown.…

Curly

Blechnum Fern

Blechnum Fern

Next to our front door we have a blechnum fern. Always enjoy seeing the unfurling fronds.

You might notice the bits of ‘fluff’ here: the nymphs (“fluffybums”) of the passion vine hopper are already out and about. I am puzzled how these teeny critters can appear in force on totally new vegetation (i.e.…

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