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Shield, Stink & Jewel Bug (Pentatomoidea)Commius elegans

Cherry Ballart Shield Bug at Aranda Bushland

Commius elegans at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017

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(genus) (Darkling beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Nov 2019 by CathB Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Oct 2019 by CathB Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 24 Oct 2019 by CathB Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 24 Oct 2019 by CathB Lexithia rufipennis (Weevil) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Oct 2019 by CathB Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Oct 2019 by EmmaCook Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2019 by CathB Nidula sp. (A bird's nest fungus) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Aug 2019 by CathB Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Jul 2019 by CathB Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019 by CathB Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019 by CathB Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Jul 2019 by CathB Geometridae sp. (family) (Unidentified Geometer moths) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Jul 2019 by CathB Collembola sp. (order) (Unidentified springtail) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB Colobostruma sp. (genus) (Fierce gremlin ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Apr 2019 by CathB Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2019 by CathB Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 27 Mar 2019 by CathB Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Mar 2019 by CathB Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Mar 2019 by CathB Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite) at Aranda Bushland - 18 Mar 2019 by CathB Clynotis severus (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2019 by CathB Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2019 by CathB Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2019 by CathB Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Feb 2019 by CathB Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jan 2019 by CathB Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jan 2019 by CathB Hypoblemum scutulatum (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Dec 2018 by CathB Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Nov 2018 by CathB Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018 by GlenRyan Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018 by GlenRyan Hyalarcta huebneri (Leafy Case Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Sep 2018 by CathB Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Jun 2018 by CathB Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 5 May 2018 by CathB Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Apr 2018 by CathB Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2018 by CathB Brachytria jugosa (Jugosa longhorn beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Mar 2018 by CathB Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2018 by CathB Philagra parva (Beaked spittlebug) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2018 by CathB Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Feb 2018 by CathB Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018 by CathB Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018 by CathB Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Feb 2018 by CathB Endotricha ignealis (A Pyralid moth) at Aranda Bushland - 8 Jan 2018 by CathB Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Jan 2018 by CathB Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB Septobasidium sp. at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017 by CathB Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 12 Oct 2017 by MattM Pinara divisa (Common Pinara) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Aug 2017 by CathB Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Jul 2017 by CathB Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Apr 2017 by CathB Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Feb 2017 by CathB Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Jan 2017 by CathB Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Nov 2016 by nic.mikhailovich Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Nov 2016 by CathB Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2016 by CathB Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2016 by DerekC Caladenia sp. at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB Corunastylis sp. (A midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB Calochilus sp. (Bearded orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda Bushland - 12 May 2020 by Tammy
Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Aranda Bushland - 31 Mar 2020 by CathB
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Jan 2020 by CathB
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Dec 2019 by CathB
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Dec 2019 by CathB
Lepturidea sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Nov 2019 by CathB
Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Oct 2019 by CathB
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 24 Oct 2019 by CathB
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 24 Oct 2019 by CathB
Lexithia rufipennis (Weevil) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Oct 2019 by CathB
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Oct 2019 by EmmaCook
Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2019 by CathB
Nidula sp. (A bird's nest fungus) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Aug 2019 by CathB
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Jul 2019 by CathB
Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019 by CathB
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019 by CathB
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Jul 2019 by CathB
Geometridae sp. (family) (Unidentified Geometer moths) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Jul 2019 by CathB
Collembola sp. (order) (Unidentified springtail) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB
Colobostruma sp. (genus) (Fierce gremlin ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019 by CathB
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Apr 2019 by CathB
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2019 by CathB
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 27 Mar 2019 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Mar 2019 by CathB
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Mar 2019 by CathB
Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB
Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB
Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019 by CathB
Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite) at Aranda Bushland - 18 Mar 2019 by CathB
Clynotis severus (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2019 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2019 by CathB
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2019 by CathB
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Feb 2019 by CathB
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jan 2019 by CathB
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jan 2019 by CathB
Hypoblemum scutulatum (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Dec 2018 by CathB
Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Nov 2018 by CathB
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018 by GlenRyan
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018 by GlenRyan
Hyalarcta huebneri (Leafy Case Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Sep 2018 by CathB
Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Jun 2018 by CathB
Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 5 May 2018 by CathB
Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Apr 2018 by CathB
Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2018 by CathB
Brachytria jugosa (Jugosa longhorn beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Mar 2018 by CathB
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2018 by CathB
Philagra parva (Beaked spittlebug) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2018 by CathB
Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Feb 2018 by CathB
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Feb 2018 by CathB
Endotricha ignealis (A Pyralid moth) at Aranda Bushland - 8 Jan 2018 by CathB
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Jan 2018 by CathB
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Septobasidium sp. at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017 by CathB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB
Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Needle-point rustyhood) at Aranda Bushland - 12 Oct 2017 by MattM
Pinara divisa (Common Pinara) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Aug 2017 by CathB
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Jul 2017 by CathB
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Apr 2017 by CathB
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017 by AaronClausen
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Feb 2017 by CathB
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Jan 2017 by CathB
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Nov 2016 by nic.mikhailovich
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Nov 2016 by CathB
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB
Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016 by CathB
Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2016 by CathB
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2016 by DerekC
Caladenia sp. at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Corunastylis sp. (A midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Calochilus sp. (Bearded orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • On Exocarpos cupressiformis Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (cm)
  • 22 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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