Image: Fresh Start - Nick Monaghan

Fresh Start - Nick Monaghan

I saw this Gum-tree Shield Bug on an old eucalypt by the banks of the Noosa River. The colour made me think it was some other species until I noticed the partly-attached nymphal skin behind it. Once it has dried, the bug will be a less noticeable brown.
 

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Nick Monaghan
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