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Eucalyptus Tip-wilter Bug

Amorbus alternatus

Description:

With various shades of brown and alternating bands of brown and yellow on the connexivum, this tip-wilter bug was on his own on this eucalyptus tree.

Habitat:

Eucalyptus tree

Notes:

This bug could be a female as its legs were slender. male bugs have stouter femora. Both adults and nymphs emit a foul odour when disturbed. Also known as Squash Bugs

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 25, 2013

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