Spined Acacia Shield Bug
Posterior
Ellura
Short Rostrum Exocarpos Bug
Instars, dorsal
 
    
Short Rostrum Exocarpos Bug (Aplerotus maculatus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)
Species: Short Rostrum Exocarpos Bug (Aplerotus maculatus)
This Photo:     Instar

Thank you Martin Lagerwey for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Jun-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.