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This particular insect spotting has been seen with a clutch of eggs. It is a lot smaller than other ones I have seen. I have set aside the eggs to see them hatch. Eggs are small and fluffy. They are about 4mm long. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/resour... The bug is striped and had light colour down the abdomen. It is very cryptic in colouration and behaviour.
Spotted outside in a pile of wood http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/hemipt/Empi...
Previous: Stenolemus fraterculus Wygodzinsky Old Info: Although scarcely seen by most people this species is surprisingly common in the city and comes into the house at night on occasions though usually lives outdoors on dead twigs and vegetation. Order: Hemiptera Family: Reduviidae Size range Small size 8–10 mm. Distribution Self introduced from Australia Life History Predacious. Eats small insects Sometimes mistaken for a small mantid