Small Mealybug
Female, ventral
Ellura
Pacific Damsel Bug
Profile
 
    
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), and elsewhere
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 a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.