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Australian Coccoidea
Graeme Cocks
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Posted on 18-01-2018 05:14
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I think this is diptera. Can anyone suggest a family? Light trap, Townsville, Queensland.

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Edited by Graeme Cocks on 18-01-2018 10:17
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No, on second thoughts it can't be diptera with those antenna.
Tony Irwin
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Male scale insect (Coccoidea)
Tony Irwin
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Thanks Tony
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