Ant-mimicking Seed bug
Rostrum folded up
Adelaide Hills
Ant-mimicking Seed bug
Ant-mimicking Seed bug (Daerlac sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Seed Bug (Rhyparochromidae)
Species: Ant-mimicking Seed bug (Daerlac sp)
This Photo:     Antenna

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
It looks very similar to D. cephalotes; be we don't think it is because of the excess red on the shoulders and lack of black lateral lines on the back.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.