Brown Spiny Assassin Bug - Neoveledella aculeata

Family Reduviidae

This page contains pictures and information about Brown Spiny Assassin Bugs that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 10mm
This is a small size assassin bug, brown in colour with spines on head and pronotum. 
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The bug in the above pictures has the thin body although part of abdominal margin produced from wing-cover. We found this assassin bug once on Feb 2004.

1. The generic classification of the Australian Harpactorinae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) - Malipatil, M.B. 1991. Invertebrate Taxonomy 4: 935-971. 

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Last updated: August 15, 2010.