Variable Shield Bug
S1: Ventral
Ellura
Dusky Plant Bug
Scoop like Snout
 
    
Dusky Plant Bug (Minchamia hubbardae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)
Species: Dusky Plant Bug (Minchamia hubbardae)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~14mm long.
A very scoop like snout and striped body.
Came to a night light sheet.
One specimen found in March.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Mar-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.