Gminatus australis

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Reported from every state of Australia.

Description: This assassin bug was approximately 15 millimetres long.

Remarks: Assassin bugs are predators and use their long mouthparts to stab their victims and suck out the body fluids.

This bug was found in November.

References: Atlas of Living Australia

Museums Victoria

Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

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