Hostplant prickly Acacia tetragonophylla with
several pale pupae attached to stems
Photography by D. Lohman
Immature larvae with small black attendant ants Iridomyrmex sp
Ants are 3 mm long.
Mature brown larva with small black attendant ants Iridomyrmex sp
Closeup of first instar larva
Closeup of second instar larva
Mature green larva eating the waxy coating of mulga scale
All photography by
unless stated otherwise.