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Banksia Shield Bug

Poecilometis eximius

Description:

Brown body with orange legs and antenna, which have 5 segments. One white dot on back.

Habitat:

Queensland

Notes:

Photographed at Atherton Gold Produce just outside Tolga on the Atherton Tableland. I was pruning Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) Cacti and saw this shield bug.

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Alex Pope
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Alex Pope

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2009
Submitted on Jun 10, 2012

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