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Theseus modestus

Gum tree shield bug at Wodonga, VIC

Theseus modestus at Wodonga, VIC - 23 Oct 2022
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Identification history

Theseus modestus 7 Nov 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 23 Oct 2022 KylieWaldon

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The wattle was not in flower, but I frisked ever twig and branch looking for insects. Found this shield bug.

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Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Arthropodium strictum (Chocolate Lily) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Bulbine sp. at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Burchardia umbellata (Milkmaids) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Pultenaea foliolosa (Small Leaf Bushpea) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Gonocarpus tetragynus (Common Raspwort) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Wodonga, VIC - 12 Aug 2022 by KylieWaldon Ptilotula fusca (Fuscous Honeyeater) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Jun 2022 by KylieWaldon Pultenaea foliolosa (Small Leaf Bushpea) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Jun 2022 by KylieWaldon Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Wodonga, VIC - 5 May 2022 by KylieWaldon Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 May 2022 by KylieWaldon Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 May 2022 by KylieWaldon Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Nov 2021 by KylieWaldon Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Nov 2021 by KylieWaldon
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Arthropodium strictum (Chocolate Lily) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Bulbine sp. at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Burchardia umbellata (Milkmaids) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Pultenaea foliolosa (Small Leaf Bushpea) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Gonocarpus tetragynus (Common Raspwort) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Wodonga, VIC - 12 Aug 2022 by KylieWaldon
Ptilotula fusca (Fuscous Honeyeater) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Jun 2022 by KylieWaldon
Pultenaea foliolosa (Small Leaf Bushpea) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Jun 2022 by KylieWaldon
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Wodonga, VIC - 5 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Nov 2021 by KylieWaldon
Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Nov 2021 by KylieWaldon

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Oct 2022 09:58 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

Additional information

  • Silver Wattle Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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