Scribbly Gum

Eucalyptus spp.

The folk name given to numerous species of Eucalyptus that attract and host the scribbly gum moths that leave scribbly patterns on the bark. Most common species hosting these insects are the Eucalyptus haemastoma, Eucalyptus sclerophylla, Eucalyptus racemosa, Eucalyptus signata, and the Eucalyptus rossi. They can be found on other Eucalyptus, but do not receive the same namesake such as Eucalyptus pillularis, saligna, stenostomaora, and fraxinoides.

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