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Cermatulus nasalis

Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug at Kaleen, ACT

Cermatulus nasalis at Kaleen, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Cermatulus nasalis at Kaleen, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Cermatulus nasalis at Kaleen, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Cermatulus nasalis 9 Feb 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Choerocoris paganus 10 Feb 2021 trevorpreston
Unidentified 9 Feb 2021 trevorpreston

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On what i think was a cassinia bush, very small, only 1 or 2mm.

2 comments

   9 Feb 2021
Hi Trevor,
This is a shield bug - True bug.
   9 Feb 2022
1st instar nymph

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Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Kaleen, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Kaleen, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Kaleen, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Kaleen, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by tpreston
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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Feb 2021 10:34 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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