Distribution: Reported from every Australian state and territory except Northern Territory.
Description: This bug was approximately 24 millimetres long.
Remarks: This bug is commonly known as a lanternfly. They earned this common name as it was once believed that their elongated “nose”, the so-called lantern, was luminous at night in the living insect. Unfortunately, this is not true.
We have photographed this bug in November.
References: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgoridae
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