Subject: What is this cool bug
Geographic location of the bug: Melbourne Australia
Time: 06:10 AM EDT
G’Day and thanks in advance! I was in the garden today looking for interesting bugs to photograph and found this little fellow on the fence, he did a wobble back and forward on each step, around 1cm long it is spring at the moment!
How you want your letter signed: Ray
This looks to us like a Spiny Assassin Bug nymph in the genus Sinea, which is pictured on BugGuide. We will research if you have any related species in Australia. It might be an immature Brown Spiny Assassin Bug, Neoveledella aculeata, which is pictured on the Brisbane Insect site, but there are only adults pictured.