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Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea)Choerocoris variegatus  

1 Variable Jewel Bug at Namadgi National Park

2 images

Choerocoris variegatus at Namadgi National Park - 31 Dec 2018
Choerocoris variegatus at Namadgi National Park - 31 Dec 2018

Identification history

Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea) Choerocoris variegatus 5 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea) Choerocoris variegatus 5 Jan 2019 RogerF
Scuterellidae sp 5 Jan 2019 RogerF
Unidentified 5 Jan 2019 Harrisi

Significant sighting

  5 Jan 2019

Ist CNM record of the Variable Jewel Bug and there are few eastern Australian records within the Atlas of Living Australia

4 comments

Harrisi wrote:
   5 Jan 2019
Another interesting bug have not cast eyes upon before? Apols again re photography, shooting macro without flash can be problematic!
RogerF wrote:
   5 Jan 2019
Identical species of jewel bug on Bowerbird but unnamed
RogerF wrote:
   5 Jan 2019
I emailed Gerry Cassis, the expert on the jewel bugs, this morning and the answer came immediately back as Choerocoris variegatus
Harrisi wrote:
   5 Jan 2019
great work Roger and Michael (and Gerry) !

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Nearby Sightings

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Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 3 Feb 2019
Diphucephala sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2019
Vanessa itea at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2019
Zenithicola crassus at Namadgi National Park - 2 Jan 2019
Jalmenus evagoras at Namadgi National Park - 31 Dec 2018
Belenois java at Namadgi National Park - 31 Dec 2018
Castiarina interstitialis at Namadgi National Park - 31 Dec 2018
Tabanidae sp. (family) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Dec 2018
Chrysolarentia correlata at Namadgi National Park - 20 Dec 2018
Gymnorhina tibicen at Namadgi National Park - 13 Aug 2017
Pimelea pauciflora at Namadgi National Park - 29 Oct 2015

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 31 Dec 2018 2:13 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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