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Spittle bugs tubes on eucalyptus trees Family Machaerotidae ( according to INaturalist)<br />
The tubes are approximately 16 mm long with the opening about 2mm dia.<br />
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Spittle bugs tubes on eucalyptus trees

Family Machaerotidae ( according to INaturalist)
The tubes are approximately 16 mm long with the opening about 2mm dia.

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  1. Interesting, where are these tubes made from? Posted 18 days ago
    1. I am not really sure and haven’t found much info about it. I think that it might be from the spittle the little bugs produce. Posted 17 days ago
      1. Thanks for checking, that theory makes sense. Posted 17 days ago

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Uploaded May 4, 2022. Captured Apr 28, 2022 11:05 in Heysen Trail, Waitpinga SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO800
  • 59mm