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Commius elegans

Cherry Ballart Shield Bug at Braemar, NSW

Commius elegans at Braemar, NSW - 14 Oct 2021
Commius elegans at Braemar, NSW - 14 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Commius elegans 14 Oct 2021 RogerF
Commius elegans 14 Oct 2021 Curiosity

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3 comments

RogerF wrote:
   14 Oct 2021
Not on host plant!
Curiosity wrote:
   14 Oct 2021
There is no host plant in our yard/garden and this is the only time I've seen this little shield bug. It might have been sheltering from the morning rain showers. During a brief period of sun and just as I checked on the bug, it flew away!
RogerF wrote:
   14 Oct 2021
Probaly dispersing from winter breaK.

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Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Braemar, NSW - 11 Aug 2022 by Curiosity
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Jun 2022 by Curiosity
Holconia insignis (Branded huntsman) at Braemar, NSW - 5 Jun 2022 by Curiosity
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Braemar, NSW - 17 May 2022 by Curiosity
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 16 May 2022 by Curiosity
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Braemar, NSW - 13 May 2022 by Curiosity
Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled ladybird) at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022 by Curiosity
Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled ladybird) at Braemar, NSW - 4 May 2022 by Curiosity
Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Braemar, NSW - 17 Apr 2022 by Curiosity
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Mar 2022 by Curiosity
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo) at Braemar, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Curiosity
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Braemar, NSW - 6 Jan 2022 by Curiosity
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Braemar, NSW - 13 Nov 2021 by Curiosity
Ellipsidion sp. (genus) (A diurnal cockroach) at Braemar, NSW - 27 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Braemar, NSW - 9 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Sep 2021 by Curiosity
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Dec 2020 by Curiosity
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Braemar, NSW - 22 Nov 2020 by Curiosity

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Oct 2021 09:39 AM Recorded on
  • Curiosity Recorded by

Additional information

  • Aquilegia sp in garden pot Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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