Striped Water Boatman
Black-laced Planthopper
Striped Water Boatman (Sigara sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Water Boatman (Corixidae)
Species: Striped Water Boatman (Sigara sp)
This Photo:     Ventral

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~7mm long with horizontal stripes on the pronotum, transverse grooves on the rostrum with no ocelli. Notice the curved inside of the forewing.
Found several at the night light in February.

Copyright © 2019-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Feb-2019
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.