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Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea)Poecilometis strigatus

Gum Tree Shield Bug at Narrabundah, ACT

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Poecilometis strigatus at Narrabundah, ACT - 11 May 2017
Poecilometis strigatus at Narrabundah, ACT - 11 May 2017

Identification history

Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea) Poecilometis strigatus 18 Jun 2017 RogerF
Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea) Poecilometis strigatus 10 Jun 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 9 Jun 2017 RyuCallaway

Author's notes

I think it came out of the soil when we were working in long disused garden plots

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 May 2017 10:49 AM Recorded on
  • RyuCallaway Recorded by
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