Assassin bug (Reduviidae)Pnirsus cinctipes  

3 Leg-banded assassin bug at Kambah, ACT

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Pnirsus cinctipes at Kambah, ACT - 6 Dec 2009
Pnirsus cinctipes at Kambah, ACT - 6 Dec 2009
Pnirsus cinctipes at Kambah, ACT - 6 Dec 2009

Identification history

Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Pnirsus cinctipes 9 Jul 2017 KimPullen
Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Pnirsus cinctipes 9 Jul 2017 KimPullen
Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Reduviidae sp. (family) 8 Jul 2017 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Unidentified 3 Feb 2017 HarveyPerkins1K

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.1K noted:
10 Jul 2017

This is a distinctive looking species, with its black yellow banded legs but there are no other ACT records within the Atlas of Living Australia. The nearest records are Albury and Sydney.

1 comment

MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   9 Feb 2017
The large curved proboscis suggest this is an assassin bug, but I don't know which one

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Nearby sightings

Psychodidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Psilosticha absorpta at Kambah, ACT - 9 Dec 2017
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2016
Metura elongatus at Kambah, ACT - 22 May 2016
Mantispidae (family) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2014
Scutiphora pedicellata at Kambah, ACT - 14 Dec 2014
Pisauridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Dec 2014
Caedicia simplex at Kambah, ACT - 1 Dec 2014
Harmonia conformis at Kambah, ACT - 17 Nov 2014
Zizina otis at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014
Pisauridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014
Ectinorhynchus sp. (Genus) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Hemicordulia tau at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Austroargiolestes icteromelas at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Orthetrum caledonicum at Kambah, ACT - 26 Oct 2014
Halone coryphoea at Kambah, ACT - 20 Oct 2014
Opisthoncus grassator (TBC) at Kambah, ACT - 1 Oct 2014
Poecilometis strigatus at Kambah, ACT - 30 Sep 2014
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Sep 2014
Caedicia simplex at Kambah, ACT - 22 Sep 2014
Calliphoridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Sep 2014
Hypoblemum sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Sep 2014
Apis mellifera at Kambah, ACT - 19 Sep 2014
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta at Kambah, ACT - 28 Jan 2013
Papilio aegeus at Kambah, ACT - 13 Dec 2012
Papilio aegeus at Kambah, ACT - 16 Dec 2011
Litoria peronii at Kambah, ACT - 12 Dec 2011
Eristalis tenax at Kambah, ACT - 5 Dec 2010
Scaptia patula at Kambah, ACT - 27 Jan 2010
Notonectidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Dec 2009
Gerridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Dec 2009
Sceleocantha glabricollis at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2009
Laccotrephes tristis at Kambah, ACT - 28 Dec 2009
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2009
Siphanta acuta at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Bibio imitator at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Lampropholis delicata at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Heteronychus arator at Kambah, ACT - 6 Nov 2009
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 5 Nov 2009
Tiliqua scincoides at Kambah, ACT - 3 Nov 2009
Psychodidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Psilosticha absorpta at Kambah, ACT - 9 Dec 2017
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2016
Metura elongatus at Kambah, ACT - 22 May 2016
Mantispidae (family) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2014
Scutiphora pedicellata at Kambah, ACT - 14 Dec 2014
Pisauridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Dec 2014
Caedicia simplex at Kambah, ACT - 1 Dec 2014
Harmonia conformis at Kambah, ACT - 17 Nov 2014
Zizina otis at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014
Pisauridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014
Ectinorhynchus sp. (Genus) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Hemicordulia tau at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Austroargiolestes icteromelas at Kambah, ACT - 8 Nov 2014
Orthetrum caledonicum at Kambah, ACT - 26 Oct 2014
Halone coryphoea at Kambah, ACT - 20 Oct 2014
Opisthoncus grassator (TBC) at Kambah, ACT - 1 Oct 2014
Poecilometis strigatus at Kambah, ACT - 30 Sep 2014
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Sep 2014
Caedicia simplex at Kambah, ACT - 22 Sep 2014
Calliphoridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Sep 2014
Hypoblemum sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Sep 2014
Apis mellifera at Kambah, ACT - 19 Sep 2014
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta at Kambah, ACT - 28 Jan 2013
Papilio aegeus at Kambah, ACT - 13 Dec 2012
Papilio aegeus at Kambah, ACT - 16 Dec 2011
Litoria peronii at Kambah, ACT - 12 Dec 2011
Eristalis tenax at Kambah, ACT - 5 Dec 2010
Scaptia patula at Kambah, ACT - 27 Jan 2010
Notonectidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Dec 2009
Gerridae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Dec 2009
Sceleocantha glabricollis at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2009
Laccotrephes tristis at Kambah, ACT - 28 Dec 2009
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2009
Siphanta acuta at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Bibio imitator at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Lampropholis delicata at Kambah, ACT - 7 Nov 2009
Heteronychus arator at Kambah, ACT - 6 Nov 2009
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 5 Nov 2009
Tiliqua scincoides at Kambah, ACT - 3 Nov 2009

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 6 Dec 2009 Recorded on
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