Pod Sucking Bugs, Broad-headed Bugs. Brown or grey with longish antennae and legs. Common on grasses. Some are pests of rice or beans.     [9 Aust. species]

Species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


Leptocorisa acuta Noliphus erythrocephalus Riptortus serripes  


Riptortus nymph      


Insects of Australia (Chapter 30: Hemiptera)

 M. Carver, G.F. Gross and T.E. Woodward

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.

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