- This page contains pictures and information about Shield Bugs in Tribe Carpocorini and Tribe Agonoscelidini
that we found in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Tribe Carpocorini and Tribe Agonoscelidini are very close related
and we put the two tribes in this page. Gordon F. Gross's book (1976) put
them together in Caspocris group.
- The stink bugs in this group are small to medium size, usually with shiny
- Yellow-dotted Gum Tree shield Bug
- Notius consputus, body length 15mm
- Looking around a gum tree trunk always find some new bugs. This is another
stink bug that we found wandering on a Gum tree trunk. We first saw it in
late summer 2003 in Wishart. Its body is thick with many yellow dots on dark brown
colour. Please check this page for
- Horehound Bug
- Agonoscelis rutila, body length 12mm
- They are called Horehound bugs because they are usually
found on the weed horehound. The bug is bright orange, with black marks on the upper and
lower surfaces of the body. Click on here for
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 508.
- 2. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera – Part II - by Gordon F. Gross, South Australian Government Printer, Adelaide,
- 3. Checklist for Halyini - Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and
Heritage, Commonwealth of Australia 2005.
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