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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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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
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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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