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Lyramorpha rosea A vibrant little visitor, Lyramorpha rosea is a true bug with sucking and piercing mouth parts, endemic to this country.<br />
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They generally feed upon plants belonging to the orders Rosales and Sapindales. <br />
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When released, the defensive chemicals of certain species can cause significant damage if they come into contact with human skin.<br />
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15 mm body length<br />
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Lyramorpha rosea

A vibrant little visitor, Lyramorpha rosea is a true bug with sucking and piercing mouth parts, endemic to this country.

They generally feed upon plants belonging to the orders Rosales and Sapindales.

When released, the defensive chemicals of certain species can cause significant damage if they come into contact with human skin.


15 mm body length


    comments (6)

  1. Wonderful capture! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  2. Superb shot. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  3. Stunning image with shades of red. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago

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Lyramorpha rosea is a true bug endemic to Australia, from the family Tessaratomidae. Bugs in this family resemble Stink Bugs, but they are much larger and have proportionally smaller heads.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Uploaded Feb 23, 2022. Captured Jan 2, 2022 13:39 in 27 Curry St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm