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Choerocoris paganus

Ground shield bug at Namadgi National Park

Choerocoris paganus at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Choerocoris paganus 22 Feb 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 21 Feb 2021 JohnBundock

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2 comments

   21 Feb 2021
Hi John,

This is a shield bug, not a beetle.
   22 Feb 2021
Thanks Alison.

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Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Kosciuscola cognatus (A grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Chlorodectes montanus (Montane green shield back katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Ozothamnus cupressoides (Kerosine bush) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Comesperma retusum at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019 by MattM
Callistemon pityoides (Alpine Bottlebrush) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019 by MattM
Gentianella sp. (A Gentian) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Mar 2019 by ChrisM
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Chenuala heliaspis (Rose Anthelid) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Polyzosteria viridissima (Alpine Metallic Cockroach) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Nearcha curtaria (An Oenochromine moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia nephodes (High-country Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Dichromodes oriphoetes (Alpine heath moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Baloskion australe (Mountain Cordrush) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Feb 2021 12:04 PM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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