What Bug Is That? The guide to Australian insect families.

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The hosts include Auchenorrhyncha, Heteroptera, Orthoptera, Blattodea and Diptera. There are 5 subfamilies, all of which are present in Australia.


Males are distinguished by their 3-segmented tarsi and 7-segmented antennae. The number of genital openings on the anterior segments of the abdomen in the female is variable.

  • Coriophagus rieki

  • Coriophagus rieki , adult male

  • Coriophagus rieki , adult female