General Description

Body green with head tucked underneath. Mid-body (thorax) with two blunt horns and a pointed extension along the abdomen. Nymph (young treehopper) has long tail segment and no wings. Body up to 1 cm.


Green Treehoppers feed in groups on plant shoots, usually by lining up along branches. They excrete honeydew, which attracts ants and leads to the growth of black-grey mould on the plants. Females lay eggs in slits cut into wattle tree branches.


Eastern mainland Australia.


On wattle trees.

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