Close up of a psyllid

Eucalypt leaves containing psyllids

Eucalypt leaves containing psyllids

We had a great excursion today looking at eucalypts to the south of
Ballarat. At the  first stop some curly leaves were investigated and contained psyllids. These insects live under a covering called a lerp. At home I plugged in the trusty $50 digital microscope (from Aldi) and looked at the tiny insect.


One response to “Close up of a psyllid

  1. Great magnified image of psyllid. I must take my digital microscope out of the box and use it!

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