Passionvine Hopper

Scolypopa australis (Walker, 1851)

Passionvine Hoppers hop away when disturbed. They attack cultivated and ornamental plants, including fruit and vegetables. They excrete honeydew, which leads to the growth of black-grey mould. Body brown and wings clear with a brown mottled pattern; triangular shape when resting. Nymph (young hopper) is green-brown with a tuft of white hairs at the tip of the abdomen on the plants

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What habitats does Scolypopa australis live in?

Urban gardens

What is the distribution of Scolypopa australis?

Eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Scolypopa australis grow?

Body up to 8 mm long

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