Assassin bug feasts on a stingless bee (Tetragonula sp.). The bee clings to the bug's leg with her mandibles, even after death. Tarragindi, Qld.
Assassin Bug & Prey
A head is all that's left from this bugs last meal. A stingless bee died while clinging to a leg with her mandibles. Tarragindi, Qld.
Bee For Lunch
Assassin bugs lurk near the entrance of a stingless bee hive waiting for prey. Tarragindi, Qld.
Coreid Bug Nymph
These bugs were found with their rear legs extended, perhaps in a defensive mode. Mitchell, Qld.
Pod Sucking Bug
Ant mimic bug Riptortus serripes as a nymph. Fitzroy Island, Qld.
Green Ant Mimic Bug
Bug nymph (Riptortus serripes) mimics a green weaver ant. The adult form of this bug is vastly different in appearance. Fitzroy Island, Qld.
Long-legged orange and green bug on a spiky leaf. Cow Bay, Qld.
Flat Bug Nymph
Extraordinarily flat bug is only 3mm long. Toowong, Qld.
Portrait of a brown shield bug. Kyogle, NSW.
Acacia Shield Bug
Alcaeus varicornis hangs out with some friends. Victoria Point, Qld.
Orange and Black Shield Bug
Spotted orange stink bug tries to evade the photographer. Victoria Point, Qld.
Spotted black and orange stink bug rests on a leaf. Victoria Point, Qld.
Green Jewel Bugs
An orgy of bugs (Lampromicra senator) might be the collective term for this lot. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Chunky Black Bug
A heavily dimpled black shield bug on the ground. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Black Stink Bug
Portrait of a black stink bug. Oxley Creek, Qld.
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