Small Mealybug
Female, ventral
Ellura
Pacific Damsel Bug
Profile
 
    
Pacific Damsel Bug (Nabis kinbergii)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: True Bug (Hemiptera)
Family: Damsel Bug (Nabidae)
Species: Pacific Damsel Bug (Nabis kinbergii)
This Photo:     Dorsal (body~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