Coreid Bugs
Wingless Coreid

Horned Coreid Bug - Cletus sp.

Family Coreidae, tribe Gonocerini

This page contains pictures and information about Horned Coreid Bugs that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 12mm
We found a few of them actively flying around near the water edge of a lagoon in Karawatha Forest during later summer Feb 2008. The bugs were horned at the shoulder and orange brown in colour. 
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The bugs were actively flying from one plant to another plants near the water edge of the lagoon.
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We saw this bug a few time there and not the other place.
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On Mar 2011 in Carbrook Wetland, we found three Horned Coreid Bugs. Two were mating and one feeding on white flowers.
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1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 504.
2. 半翅目 Order Hemiptera(True Bugs) -  六足王國─台灣的昆蟲 Insects of Taiwan, 2008.

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