Mowed grassland habitat for Synemon theresa on the Adelaide hills-face;
hostplant in foreground
Rytidosperma racemosa (Slender wallaby-grass),
hostplant for Synemon theresa in regrowth after mowing
Closeup of tussock
Rytidosperma caespitosa (Common wallaby-grass) tussocks (broadleaf form)
Egg of Synemon theresa 1.75 mm long, having four longitudinal ridges
Dark areas are remnant glue patches used by the female for attaching egg to grass stems.
Synemon theresa first instar larvae 2.3 mm newly eclosed from egg
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