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Parent Bug (Elasmucha grisea)
Observed: 20th September 2011 By: CDfolia
Added: 22nd September 2011
Small bug appears to be a 5th instar Parent Bug, which I though at first was a young Birch Shield bug but this has a bit of a pinstripe jacket on the top half. In the 2nd image it is crawling around the inner hole of a standard size terracotta pot, which means it is about 3-4 mm wide at the 'hips'.