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Pentatomoidea (superfamily)

Unidentified Shield or Stink bug at Namadgi National Park

Pentatomoidea (superfamily) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Pentatomoidea (superfamily) 4 Oct 2020 KimPullen
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) 4 Oct 2020 HarveyPerkins
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) 4 Oct 2020 HarveyPerkins

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Author's notes

This was a quite small bug, only about 6-7 mm in length. And well hidden amongst the spiky foliage and very camera-shy.

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Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Ranunculus sp. (Buttercup) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Tebenna micalis (Vagrant Twitcher or Small Thistle Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia perornata (Ornate Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 13 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Dec 2015 by MattM

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Oct 2020 01:31 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by

Additional information

  • Epacris breviflora (or something similar - they were impacted by the fires and looked in pretty poor shape but were flowering well). Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
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