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Assassin bug (Reduviidae)Reduviidae sp. (family)

An assassin bug at Mount Painter

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Reduviidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018
Reduviidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018
Reduviidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018

Identification history

Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Reduviidae sp. (family) 17 Mar 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Assassin bug (Reduviidae) Piestolestes obscurus 17 Sep 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 17 Sep 2018 CathB

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KimPullen wrote:
   9 Oct 2018
Not Piestolestes obscurus, but can't suggest an alternative.

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Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 by CathB
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Petrorhagia nanteuilii (Proliferous Pink, Childling Pink) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 by CathB
Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 by CathB
Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 by CathB
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Setaria sp. (Pigeon Grass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 by CathB
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 by CathB
Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 by CathB
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Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 by CathB
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 15 Jan 2019 by CathB
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019 by CathB
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Hispellinus multispinosus (Spiny leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018 by CathB
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018 by CathB
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018 by CathB
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018 by CathB
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Lomandra filiformis (Wattle Mat-rush) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018 by CathB
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018 by CathB
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018 by CathB
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2018 by CathB
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018 by CathB
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Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018 by CathB
Carex breviculmis (Short-stem Sedge) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018 by CathB
Craspedia variabilis (Billy button) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2018 by CathB
Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2018 by CathB
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 by CathB
Nasutitermes sp. (genus) (Snouted termite, Gluegun termite) at Mount Painter - 19 Aug 2018 by CathB
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Apr 2018 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Lomandra bracteata Associated plant
  • 16 Sep 2018 Recorded on
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