Orange Black Stink Bug


Small Brown Stink Bug - Subfamily Podopinae

Family Pentatomidae

This page contains pictures and information about Small Brown Stink Bugs in Subfamily Podopinae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Stink bugs in this Subfamily Podopinae are usually small in size and brown in colour. They have very large scutellum which cover most of the abdomen.  

Small Brown Gum Tree Bug
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Protestrica stali, body length 6mm
We first found this bug on gum tree trunk in Alexandra Hill during early summer. The bug was small in size and dark brown in colour. Its U-shaped scutellum covered up to abdomen tip. We have more information and pictures in this page.
Small Acacia Stink Bug
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Eufroggattia tuberculata, Body length 5mm 
This very little Stink Bug was found on acacia leaves in Karawatha Forest. Please check this page for more information.

1. Stink Bugs of Australia - FaunaKeys,  Australian Museum online 2003.
2. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera-Part I - Gross, G.F. (1975). Adelaide: A.B. James, p125.  

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