Maiestas vetus (Knight)


Many of the insects depicted on these pages are outwardly similar and you should not use photographs as the sole means of identification. These pages form part of a scientific key which will assist a trained entomologist to identify the species accurately.

Maiestas vetus (Knight 1975)

Common Name: none 

Subfamily/Tribe: Deltocephalinae: Deltocephalini 

Distribution: ACT, NSW, NT, Vic, WA, NZ 

Economic Status: Common species found on grasses, rushes and low shrubs and has been recorded associated with Nothofagus in New Zealand (Knight 1975

Notes: R. vetus is plain brown with a dark spot at the base of the second preapical cell (M) and obscure longitudinal brown stripes on the vertex and pronotum.