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Assassin bug (Reduviidae)Gminatus australis

Orange Assassin Bug at Namadgi National Park

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Gminatus australis at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019
Gminatus australis at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019
Gminatus australis at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019
Gminatus australis at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019

Identification history

Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Gminatus australis 22 Feb 2019 michaelb
Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Gminatus australis 22 Feb 2019 Judith Roach

2 comments

michaelb wrote:
   22 Feb 2019
The colour is unusually dark, but matches Tasmanian specimens:
https://sites.google.com/site/insectsoftasheteroptera/suborder-heteroptera/reduviidae-assassin-bugs/gminatus-australis
   22 Feb 2019
The light wasn't great, which might have made it look a little duller too. In person it was pretty bright, and definitely loitering with intent on that daisy :-)

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Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Mar 2019
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Jan 2019
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2018
Petroica phoenicea (Flame Robin) at Namadgi National Park - 8 Oct 2018
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Dec 2017
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Dec 2017
Prasophyllum montanum (Brindabella leek orchid) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Jan 2015

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Feb 2019 5:17 PM Recorded on
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