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Shield Bug?

Observed: 2nd October 2011 By: msac4
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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bugs 2011c (another new bug)
Description:
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Palomena prasina interacts

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Martincito's picture

There are some photos of the

There are some photos of the different stages of development of shieldbugs here: http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteroptera/Pentatomidae/palomena_prasina....

jenniferpowell's picture

Colour change

Apparently, this green shield bug turns bronze before going into hibernation in the autumn and turns green again in the spring, does any one know why?

jennifer powell