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Biprorulus bibax

Spined citrus bug at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW

Biprorulus bibax at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 1 Jan 2020
Biprorulus bibax at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 1 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Biprorulus bibax 2 Jan 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 2 Jan 2020 gerringongTB

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Green 'bug-type' body, with prominent black 'horns' on head, black spots laterally along body edges, black eyes and orange antennae. Yellowish protruding mouth parts. Body length about 1.8 cm, body width about 1 cm. Insect was on a lemon tree leaf and stalk. Also seen on the lemon fruit itself.

2 comments

   3 Jan 2020
Thank you Kim Pullen for that bug identification.
KimPullen wrote:
   3 Jan 2020
Glad to be able to help!

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Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 28 Feb 2019 by gerringongTB
Psilogramma casuarinae (Privet Hawk Moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by gerringongTB
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 by gerringongTB
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 21 Oct 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 5 May 2018 by gerringongTB
Cruria synopla (Forest Day-moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 16 Mar 2018 by gerringongTB
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 9 Jan 2018 by gerringongTB
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 9 Jan 2018 by gerringongTB
Patersonia sp. at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 10 Nov 2017 by gerringongTB
Acalolepta sp. (Longhorn beetle) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 20 Oct 2017 by gerringongTB
PHASMATODEA (Unidentified Stick Insect) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 23 Sep 2017 by gerringongTB
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 13 Sep 2017 by gerringongTB
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 28 Feb 2015 by Charles Dove

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 1 Jan 2020 11:01 AM Recorded on
  • gerringongTB Recorded by
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