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Horcinia varians

An assassin bug at Hackett, ACT

Horcinia varians at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Horcinia varians 30 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 29 Jan 2022 jb2602

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jb2602 wrote:
   29 Jan 2022
General shape and wing venation consistent with Assassin bug but head looks too broad.

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Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50 Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50 Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jb2602 Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by jb2602
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 27 Jan 2022 06:23 PM Recorded on
  • jb2602 Recorded by

Additional information

  • Under bark of eucalyptus Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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