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Shield bug +friend 2 1

Observed: 26th August 2011 By: TurnstoneTurnstone’s reputation in Invertebrates
shield bug +friend 2    1

2 bugs found in Gorse thicket.
The one on the left may be a Gorse Shield Bug, but the one on the right with
the nice red and black coloration?? An ID would be much appreciated.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Gorse Shieldbug (Piezodorus lituratus) interacts


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Thanks for your help Chris.

Thanks for your help Chris. Having looked at the other images of
Gorse Shieldbug +nymph, not much doubt.

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ID confirmation

No problem, the nymphs are very similar. A tricky one.