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Banana-spotting bug nymph

Amblypelta lutescens lutescens

Description:

About 10mm in length has two black raised balls on the back. These balls are surrounded by white rings.

Notes:

Found on a Choko vine.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Banana spotting bug
Amblypelta lutescens lutescens Spotting Bugs In Macadamias | MPC Growers Site


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8 Comments

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 11 years ago

Sounds about right hey

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 11 years ago

The spots on its abdomen are probably trying to disguise it To look like spider eyes..

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 11 years ago

Ahh! Thanks for the identification!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Banana spotting bug nymph - useful in growing macadamia

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 11 years ago

Neat!

Latimeria
Latimeria 11 years ago

Looks like the nymph of a true bug (Order Hemiptera)...maybe in the family Lygaeidae or around there.

MartinL
MartinL 11 years ago

It's a spy cam. Your garden is bugged

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Strange little guy - I like his black shoes.

Kate Russo
Spotted by
Kate Russo

4518, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 15, 2011
Submitted on Dec 15, 2011

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