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Assassin bug (Reduviidae)Ptilocnemus sp. (genus)

1 A feathered-leg assassin bug at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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Ptilocnemus sp. (genus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Ptilocnemus sp. (genus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018

Identification history

Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Ptilocnemus sp. (genus) 26 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Ptilocnemus lemur 4 Dec 2018 RogerF
Unidentified 4 Dec 2018 RodDeb

3 comments

   4 Dec 2018
First ever recorded sighting of the flame thrower turbo beetle?
RodDeb wrote:
   4 Dec 2018
better name for it than we could think of we just called it a weird looking insect with feather duster legs
KimPullen wrote:
   4 Dec 2018
Immature. Definitely a Ptilocnemus, but hard to know which species.

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Nearby Sightings

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Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2019 Austroaeschna unicornis (Unicorn Darner) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2019 Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 10 Jan 2019 Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Myiagra inquieta (Restless Flycatcher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018 Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 Phascolarctos cinereus (Koala) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Sep 2018
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2019
Austroaeschna unicornis (Unicorn Darner) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2019
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 10 Jan 2019
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Myiagra inquieta (Restless Flycatcher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2018
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Phascolarctos cinereus (Koala) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Sep 2018

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Dec 2018 11:26 AM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by
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