Long Broad-headed Bug
Head
Ellura
Long Broad-headed Bug
Ventral
 
    
Long Broad-headed Bug (Mutusca brevicornis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Broad-headed Bug (Alydidae)
Species: Long Broad-headed Bug (Mutusca brevicornis)
This Photo:     Colour Variation
Similar Species: Pacific Damsel Bug

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
About 15mm long, with varying levels of green colours on the body.
2 specimens found in June (Ellura) & November (Adelaide Hills)

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Nov-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.