AppearanceEurymeloides marmorata in adult form is about 9mm long, a broad flattened head orange to brown; elytra mottled black or dark brown and white, and forming a vaguely dark 'V' shape near the middle, Elytra at rest end just before the tip of the abdomen. Legs are pale mottled brown/tan and cream..
NamingEurymela marmorata Burmeister 1838
Bythoscopus nigroaeneus Walker 1851: 867, synonymised by Stål 1862
Bythoscopus anguliferus Walker 1851: 868, synonymised by Evans 1977
Eurymeloides zonatus Distant 1908a: 104, synonymised by Evans 1933
Eurymeloides marmorata (Burmeister), Evans 1933: 86
DistributionSouth Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales. southern Queensland
(The only recorded host species is Eucalyptus viminalis)
StatusNot at risk
BehaviorOften five stages together; with attendant, protective ant species.
HabitatOn the finer stems of E viminalis (Manna gum)
FoodDraws sap from host tree.
DefenseProvides nectar from abdomen to promote an association with aggressive ant species.
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