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Bark bug nymphs (Neuroctenus grandis) Funky, mechanoid looking bugs about 11mm long. Found under the bark of a fallen black wattle. <br />
In a local nature reserve.<br />
Of the 1,200 Neuroctenus records in Australia only Neuroctenus grandis is found in Victoria. <br />
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http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:09f11841-bcb1-4e45-8867-b7791d8fa72a#<br />
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Bark bug nymphs (Neuroctenus grandis)

Funky, mechanoid looking bugs about 11mm long. Found under the bark of a fallen black wattle.
In a local nature reserve.
Of the 1,200 Neuroctenus records in Australia only Neuroctenus grandis is found in Victoria.

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:09f11841-bcb1-4e45-8867-b7791d8fa72a#

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Flat bugs about 12mm long which live under loose bark.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2016. Captured Sep 14, 2012 01:45 in 25 Nixon Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156, Australia.
  • DSC-HX30V
  • f/4.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO100
  • 10.86mm