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Capsid bug

Family: Miridae

Description:

With it's brain showing where a scutellum should be :-) an otherwise attractive looking bug . About 18mm body length.

Habitat:

Attracted to lights at the local school.

Notes:

... looks maybe like a Coreoidea type.. maybe Miridae.. sorry only one shot before it vanished...

1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002
stho002 6 years ago
Plant bug
Miridae


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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks for confirming Martin and Stephen... I'll dig into it soon. :-)

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Looks like miridae
Heres a link and notes to a similar one
http://www.flickr.com/photos/66925960@N0...

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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