Monday, May 10, 2010

Calling Entomologists: Sap Tunnel

I saw this unusal structure whilst walking through Namadgi National Park.



It is a tunnel formed from hundreds of balls made with sap. It was found on the branch of a Snow Gum (Eucalyptus pauciflora). There appeared to be some sort of insect living inside it.

If you know what it is, I would love to know. Please post in the Comments below.

2 comments:

  1. Did you ever find out what it was?

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  2. Hi Amanda,

    Afraid not! I am going to ask some people up at CSIRO if I get the chance.

    Jess

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