Mictis profanaCommon name: Crusader Bug
Distribution: Found throughout Australia.
Description: Approximately 25mm long with a brown body and distinctive orange cross on the back.
Notes: These insects can spray a smelly liquid at anything (or anyone) that threatens them.
References: Guide to the Wildlife of the Perth Region. Simon Nevill Publications. 2005
Australian Museum http://australianmuseum.net.au/Crusader-Bug
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