paulembden's picture

Batch of eggs on underside of leaf

Observed: 14th July 2005 By: paulembden
Batch of eggs on underside of leaf
Species interactions

No interactions present.


Martin Harvey's picture

shieldbug eggs

For comparison see Forest Shieldbug:

and Green Shieldbug:

on the excellent British Bugs website.

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jonmortin's picture

Whatever they are they seem

Whatever they are they seem happy enough anyway!

Martin Harvey's picture


Michael, I agree they look like Green Shieldbug, but judging by the photos on British Bugs (links above) they also look very like Forest Shieldbug, is there a way of telling them apart?

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Michael Skelton's picture


They do indeed look similar. July does seem a little early for eggs of the Forest Bug, which only becomes adult in July, after overwintering as a nymph, but an expert in the group, which I am not, may know better.