Assassin Bug
Dorsal
Ellura
Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug
Scutellum Spine
 
    
Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug (Peirates punctorius)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: True Bug (Hemiptera)
Family: Assassin Bug (Reduviidae)
Species: Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug (Peirates punctorius)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Synonyms: Pirates flavopictus, Pirates fulvipennis

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Sep-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species