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Red-spotted Mirid Bug - Trilaccus nigroruber

Family Miridae

This page contains pictures and information about Red-spotted Mirid Bugs that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm 
The bug is colourful with red spots on dark green. The head is red, all legs and antenna are also dark green to black. The bug is robust, heavily punctate and densely setose. 
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Pictures were taken near Bulimba Creek in Sunnybank Nov 2007. The bug was colourful black and red.
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This Mirid Bug is predator of larvae of other small insects.   

1. True Bugs, family Miridae - lifeunseen.com by Nick Monaghan, 2008.
2. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 491, fig.30.59E.
3. Species Trilaccus nigroruber Horváth, 1902 - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory. 

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Last updated: September 19, 2010.