Shield Bug
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Brown Shield Bug
Brown Shield Bug (Poecilometis fuscescens)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)
Species: Brown Shield Bug (Poecilometis fuscescens)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
About 17mm long

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Jul-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.