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Notius depressus A dark ( almost black) shield bug with bands of deep red on the legs and antennae.The connexivum, which is the dilated lateral margin of the abdomen, looked striking with alternating colours of black and red.<br />
This bug was spotted laying beautiful green pearly eggs.<br />
Spotted on a young eucalyptus tree in a nature reserve - Koolamara Waters. Australia,Geotagged,Notius depressus,Spring,pentatomidae eggs,shield bug Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Notius depressus

A dark ( almost black) shield bug with bands of deep red on the legs and antennae.The connexivum, which is the dilated lateral margin of the abdomen, looked striking with alternating colours of black and red.
This bug was spotted laying beautiful green pearly eggs.
Spotted on a young eucalyptus tree in a nature reserve - Koolamara Waters.

    comments (7)

  1. Cool bug, and a photo with a lot of value for introducing the species but also critical behavior. Posted 14 days ago
  2. Not to mention its arthropod #9,999 on the platform:
    https://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse/animalia/arthropoda

    If only somebody would push it to 10K ;)
    Posted 14 days ago
    1. I'd be able to, with my next spotting. Posted 14 days ago
  3. Leuba this is a truly momentous shot. Well done Posted 14 days ago
    1. Thank you. I was so pleased to see this. Posted 14 days ago
  4. Great Stink Bug! Posted 13 days ago
  5. Aqua color eggs. Nice. Posted 12 days ago

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Notius depressus is a stink bug in the Notius genus. It occurs in parts of eastern Australia.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Leuba Ridgway

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2021. Captured Oct 12, 2021 15:11 in Koolamara Waters, 22 Koolamara Blvd, Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia.
  • SZ-10
  • f/3.7
  • 10/1000s
  • ISO64
  • 10.99mm