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Shieldbug on Hawthorn

Observed: 14th September 2011 By: grant burleighgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

In some of these images I have managed to pick up the rostrum (beak). As far as I could see, the bug was not using the rostrum to pierce leaves but was very mobile over the leaves. Could it have been a female seeking to lay eggs?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hawthorn Shieldbug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) interacts