Pale Assassin Bug
Pale Assassin Bug
Scutellum Spine
Pale Assassin Bug (Perissopygocoris pallidus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Assassin Bug (Cimicomorpha, Reduviidae)
Species: Pale Assassin Bug (Perissopygocoris pallidus)
This Photo:     Antennae
Synonym: Perissopygocoris pallidum

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
About 14mm long. Predominately pale brown with darker brown patches. Also has hairy antennae.

Copyright © 2017-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.