AppearanceUp to 28mm long.
Very broadly flattened head and body with a long ovipositor developing by maturity.
No male has ever been found for this species.
Fulgora planirostris Donovan, 1805
Ledra gladiata Blanchard, 1840
Ledra caudata Walker, 1851
Ledra valida Walker, 1851
Ledromorpha vaginata Stål, 1864
DistributionFound near the eastern coast of Australia including Tasmania
HabitatMoist eucalyptus forests.
ReproductionOnly females have been found so likely parthenogenetic.
DefenseCamouflage. The nymphal patterns and colours vary within the range of eucalyptus barks.
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