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Confusing Shield Bug

Observed: 23rd March 2012 By: jccurdjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_0007_Shield_Bug
Description:

This shield bug has got us a little stumped. It's relatively slender. All help gratefully accepted.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sloe Shieldbug (Dolycoris baccarum) interacts

Comments

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ID features

Also Check out the banded Antenna a give away for the Hairy or Sloe Shieldbug

HTH

Best Wishes

WLR

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Yes, I see now.

The colouring seemed most confusing but now I see a comment along these lines:

"During the winter, the ground colour becomes uniformly dull brown."

Thanks,

John