Large Snouted Stink Bug
Small Snouted Stink Bug
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||True Bugs (Hemiptera)|
|Family:||Stink Bug (Pentatomoidea, Pentatomidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Small Snouted Stink Bug (Kalkadoona sp)|
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
It seems with some inverts, size does matter!
We thought this might be a smaller specimen of Kalkadoona enchylaenae, but Danilo said "It's somehow also close to K. confinis as particularly the description of the black portions fits well. But the antennal segments 2 & 3 are indeed of almost equal length as you said. If the two forms are really closely related, even mating is possible."
One specimen photographed in Jan.