Orange Black Stink Bug


Other Stink Bugs Species in Pentatominae

For those Pentatominae stink bugs we found only one species in their group, they are listed in this page.

Tribe Eysarcorini 

There are four Australian species in this Genera.
Dry Nut Stink Bug
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Spermatodes parvus, body length 10mm
We found this bug once in Karawatha Forest during late summer. It was hiding on a dry stem tip among dry leaves and hard to be noticed. The bug is brown in colour. It has a very large scutellum which covered almost all its back. There are the recess areas on each side of its back. More information and pictures can be found in this page.

Tribe Caystrini 

Small Brown Shield Bug
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Caystrus pallidolimbatus, body length 8mm 
In mid summer we found this bug laying eggs on grass. We found some of them near by feeding on tall grasses near Bulimba Creek in Macgregor Bushland. More pictures and information can be found in this page.

Genus Montrouzieriellis

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Montrouzieriellis sp., body length 12mm 
The bug was brown in colour with metallic green spots on connexiva. Check this page for more information.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 508.
2. Stink Bugs of Australia - FaunaKeys,  Australian Museum online 2003.
3. Insect Reference Collection Database - Department of Agriculture Western Australia


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