Local Government Partner :: Albury City, Wodonga Council Supported by :: Albury Conservation Company
Home Insects True bugs (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) Water & Shore Bugs (several families)

Laccotrephes tristis

2 Water Scorpion or Toe-biter at Albury

Laccotrephes tristis at Albury - 2 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Laccotrephes tristis 20 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 4 Jan 2021 ChrisAllen

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Significant sighting

20 Jan 2021

1st waterbug sighting on platform and first electronic record of the Toe-biter for the Albury/Wodonga area though they have been recorded in nearby Victorian local government areas

User's notes

Found a few of these in Reedy dam

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   7 Jan 2021
This is a water scorpion, Laccotrephes tristis, a type of water bug, but I don't seem to be able to add this species at the moment.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2021 12:50 PM Recorded on
  • ChrisAllen Recorded by

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