Pale Assassin Bug
S1, Male, ventral
Small Thread-legged Assassin Bug
Pale Assassin Bug (Perissopygocoris pallidus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Assassin Bug (Cimicomorpha, Reduviidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Pale Assassin Bug (Perissopygocoris pallidus)
This Photo:     🔍S2, Male, ventral🔎
Synonym: Perissopygocoris pallidum

Thank you Danilo Lüdke for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line:
~11.5mm long.
Predominately pale brown with darker brown patches. Has hairy antennae & a "spine", or projection, eminating from the scutellum.
We photographed 2 male specimens in Feb & Dec

Copyright © 2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Feb-2023
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.