Small Mealybug
Female, ventral
Pacific Damsel Bug
Pacific Damsel Bug (Nabis kinbergii)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Damsel Bug (Nabidae)
Species: Pacific Damsel Bug (Nabis kinbergii)
This Photo:     Dorsal, ~8mm
Similar Species: Brown Senna Bug

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Like Assassin Bugs, these are predatory on other insects (ie carnivorous). Notice the strong front legs as well, to hold the prey.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Dec-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species