dcsimg

Brokenbacked bug

Image of Broken-backed Bug

Description:

Brokenbacked bug, possibly Taylorilygus apicalis a species of Miridae (Hemiptera Heteroptera) on Autumn Scrub Daisy, Olearia paucidentata. Talbot Road Reserve, Swan View, Western Australia, May 2012.The Cotton Catchment Communities CRC describes the Brokenbacked bug as 4-5mm, light green in colour with brown flecks on the inner wings. The outer wings are predominantly brown. Wing tips are bent down at 45 giving the 'broken-back' appearance.

Source Information

license
cc-by
copyright
John Tann
photographer
John Tann
original
original media file
visit source
partner site
Flickr Group
ID
7346193058