Coreid Bugs
Wingless Coreid

Wingless Coreid Bugs - tribe Agriopocorini 

Family Coreidae

Wingless Coreid Bug
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Agriopocoris froggatti, body length 10mm
During early summer in Alexandra Hill, on a young Acacia tree, we found quite a number of this bugs resting in the stem. They are brown to dark brown in colour. Their adults are wingless, look like the nymphs of other bugs in this family. More information and pictures can be found in this page.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 503.
2. Coreidae - Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2005. 
3. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus & Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p147. 

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