Lygaeidea & Pyrrhocoroidea

Ant-mimicking Seed Bug I
Ant-mimicking Seed Bug II
Brown Seed Bug
Black and White Seed Bug 

Orange Small Milkweed Bug - Arocatus montanus

Family Lygaeidae 

This page contains pictures and information about Orange Small Milkweed Bugs that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
This bug is orange-grey in colour. We found this bug once on 2005 in Yugarapul Park in Sunnybank.
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Please check this LYGAEINAE page for general infromation about Small Milkweed Bugs. 

1. A taxonomic revision of the Lygaeinae of Australia (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) - Slater, A., University of Kansas science bulletin, v. 52(8,i.e.9) p. 301-481, 1985. 

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Last updated: February 16, 2012.