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Shield bug

Calliphara imperialis


A group of brilliant orange shield backed bugs


Aggregating on a branch of a rainforest tree.


There are some similar bugs in this genus and ID is given by ID by Dr Mallik Malipatil.

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MartinL 4 years ago

I would love to come but it might be a bit tricky.
I will have to sharpen my pen and try to swing a visit.

Hey, I found your green beetle :)

Christiane 4 years ago

Are you coming to Agnes Waters as well?

MartinL 4 years ago

Yes, we must check.
I would love to meet them also.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

June's fine for me :) I wonder if Shanna and Nathan will be back from their trip by then? They're good value.

MartinL 4 years ago

I have a job on 25th June and it will be immediately after that. Probably a four day weekend.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Do you know exactly when, Martin? I'm on leave as of next Friday and will be away from Brisbane (on and off) for a couple of weeks.

MartinL 4 years ago

Thanx Neil
I'm coming to Brisbane next...

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Great spotting, Martin, and excellent photos.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -16.92, Long: 145.77

Spotted on May 6, 2015
Submitted on May 16, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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