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Pentatomidae (family)

Shield or Stink bug at Cook, ACT

Pentatomidae (family) at Cook, ACT - 12 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Pentatomidae (family) 15 Sep 2021 michaelb
Theseus modestus 15 Sep 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 14 Sep 2021 Tammy

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2 comments

   14 Sep 2021
This not a beetle. It is a shield bug.
Tammy wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Thanks Alison, I thought it was a shield something! But thought beetle.

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(genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2019 by Tammy Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by Tammy Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by Tammy Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by Tammy Olbonoma triptycha (Olbonoma triptycha) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by Tammy Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by Tammy Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Tammy Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Tammy
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Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Formicidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Ptilotula fusca (Fuscous Honeyeater) at Cook, ACT - 13 May 2021 by Tammy
Ninox boobook (Southern Boobook) at Cook, ACT - 1 May 2021 by Tammy
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Cook, ACT - 1 May 2021 by Tammy
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Tammy
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Exaireta spinigera (Garden Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Neuroptera (order) (Unidentified lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Nezara viridula (Green vegetable bug) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Pseudopenthes fenestrata (Window-winged bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Clania sp. (genus) (A case moth) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Crabroninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified solitary wasp) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Exaireta spinigera (Garden Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by Tammy
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Pterohelaeus piceus (Pie-dish beetle) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Trichophthalma punctata (Tangle-vein fly) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by Tammy
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Cook, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Cook, ACT - 19 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Belenois java (Caper White) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Cook, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by Tammy
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Cook, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2020 by Tammy
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2020 by Tammy
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2020 by Tammy
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2020 by Tammy
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Cook, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Cook, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Exaireta spinigera (Garden Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Tammy
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by Tammy
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2020 by Tammy
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2020 by Tammy
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2020 by Tammy
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by Tammy
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2019 by Tammy
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by Tammy
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by Tammy
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Olbonoma triptycha (Olbonoma triptycha) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Tammy
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Tammy

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Sep 2021 10:27 AM Recorded on
  • Tammy Recorded by

Additional information

  • Bush tomato (Solanum sp.) Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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