Assassin Bug
Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug
Scutellum Spine
Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug (Peirates punctorius)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Assassin Bug (Cimicomorpha, Reduviidae)
Species: Orange Spotted Ground Assassin Bug (Peirates punctorius)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎
Synonyms: Pirates flavopictus or Pirates fulvipennis

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

Copyright © 2013-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Sep-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.