- This page contains pictures and information about Stink Bugs in Subfamily Pentatominae
that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Pentatominae nymphs just emerged
- We found quite a number of Stink Bug species in Brisbane. Most of them
(except 3 in Asopinae and 1 in Podopinae) are sub-family Pentatominae. They are
listed as follow.
Tribe Antestini - We found two species of this
tribe in Brisbane. Bugs in this tribe are usually colourful.
Tribe Halyini - The bugs have
the shield shape body. They are usually from brown to dark brown in
colour, with triangular scutellum.
- Tribe Carpocorini and Agonoscelidini
- The stink bugs in this group are small to medium size,
usually with shiny dark colours.
Tribe Diemenini and Menidini - They are
small to medium in size. The juga sometimes surpass the apex of the
Tribe Nezarini - We found two species of this
tribe in Brisbane. They are green in colour.
Tribe Rhynchocorini - We found three
species of this tribe in Brisbane. All of them have spiny shoulder.
Other Stink Bugs - All other stink bugs in
subfamily Pentatominae are listed in this page.
- Or check our Stink
Bugs Field Guide.
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 508.
- 2. Pentatominae
- Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and
Heritage, Commonwealth of Australia 2005.
- 3. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera – Part I & II - by Gordon F. Gross, South Australian Government Printer, Adelaide,
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