Coreid Bugs
Wingless Coreid

Horned Coreid Bugs - tribe Gonocerini

Family Coreidae

Horned Coreid Bug
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Cletus sp., body length 12mm 
We found a few of these bugs actively flying around near the water edge of a lagoon in Karawatha Forest during later summer Feb 2008. The bugs were horned at the shoulder and orange brown in colour. More pictures and information can be found here.

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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