Choerocoris paganus

1 Ground shield bug at Block 402

Choerocoris paganus at Block 402 - 11 Dec 2023
Request use of media

Identification history

Choerocoris paganus 13 Dec 2023 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 11 Dec 2023 AaronClausen

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

2 comments

AlisonMilton wrote:
   11 Dec 2023
@AaronClausen Hi Aaron, This is a shield bug.
AaronClausen wrote:
   13 Dec 2023
Thanks a lot Alison.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 3 - image sightings only

Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 29 May 2024 by Miranda
Doratifera pinguis (Pale Cup Moth) at Block 402 - 23 Apr 2024 by Harrisi
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 30 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 30 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Block 402 - 30 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Block 402 - 17 Feb 2024 by MattM
Eragrostis elongata (Clustered Lovegrass) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 17 Feb 2024 by Tapirlord
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Block 402 - 12 Feb 2024 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Block 402 - 12 Feb 2024 by RodDeb
Edosa fraudulens (Tineidae) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 6 Feb 2024 by SteveBorkowskis
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Block 402 - 19 Jan 2024 by Roger
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 8 Jan 2024 by Roger
Mordella sydneyana (Pintail Beetle) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Cuspicona thoracica (Shield bug) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Block 402 - 7 Jan 2024 by KorinneM
Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Block 402 - 3 Jan 2024 by Roger
Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Block 402 - 28 Dec 2023 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Block 402 - 26 Dec 2023 by Miranda
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 26 Dec 2023 by Miranda
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Block 402 - 11 Dec 2023 by AaronClausen
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Block 402 - 11 Dec 2023 by AaronClausen
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Block 402 - 17 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Erodium botrys (Long Storksbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by BarrieR
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 16 Sep 2023 by BethanyDunne
Apiformes (informal group) (Unidentified bee) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 16 Aug 2023 by Miranda
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 16 Aug 2023 by Miranda
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Harrisi
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2023 by Kenp12
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2023 by Kenp12
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 5 Jul 2023 by RobG1
zz agaric (stem; gill colour unknown) at Stromlo, ACT - 27 Jun 2023 by Kenp12
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 24 Jun 2023 by AndyRoo
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 20 May 2023 by JimL
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by Kurt
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by Kurt
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Stromlo, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 23 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 23 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Stromlo, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by Harrisi
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Stromlo, ACT - 22 Mar 2023 by RobG1
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by patrickcox
Campion sp. (genus) (Mantis Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by Harrisi
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 6 Feb 2023 by RobG1
Pungalina semiferruginea at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by KorinneM
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Bombyliidae (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by Miranda
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by stofbrew
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2022 by Kurt
Castiarina australasiae (A jewel beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Aades cultratus (Weevil) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Scolopendra laeta (Giant Centipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Nov 2022 by RobG1
Teloschistes sp. (genus) (A lichen) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Lentinus fasciatus (Hairy Trumpet) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 29 Sep 2022 by Harrisi
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Polytrichaceae at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Aug 2022 by AJB
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by Harrisi
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by Chris Appleton
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Jul 2022 by Kenp12
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Jul 2022 by Harrisi
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2022 by Harrisi
Parmeliaceae (family) (A lichen family) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Nidula niveotomentosa (A birds-nest fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Arcyria sp. (genus) (A slime mould) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Triquetrella (A trailing moss) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Coltricia sp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Nidula niveotomentosa (A birds-nest fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cladonia sp. (genus) (Cup Lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Thysanothecium scutellatum (A lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Usnea sp. (genus) (Bearded lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Chiloscyphus sp. at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Fossombronia sp. (genus) (A leafy liverwort) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 19 May 2022 by Christine

1  2  3 

Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Dec 2023 06:04 PM Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

Species information

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
2,166,318 sightings of 20,563 species in 6,757 locations from 11,937 contributors
CCA 3.0 | privacy
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land and acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.