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MichelinMan

Observed: 7th September 2011 By: TacheTache’s reputation in InvertebratesTache’s reputation in InvertebratesTache’s reputation in Invertebrates
MichelinMan
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Species with which Birch Shieldbug (Elasmostethus interstinctus) interacts

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Graham James's picture

Birch Shieldbug (Elasmostethus interstinctus)

Looks like this is a 4th-instar nymph.

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Thanks for the id - the adult

Thanks for the id - the adult in fact looks very like the shield bugs which we had in good numbers in the garden earlier in the year.