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Green Shield Bug

Observed: 28th March 2012 By: Ray Turner
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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GS Bug
Description:

Comes with stamps (sorry showing my age now)

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Green Shield Bug (Palomena prasina) interacts

Comments

Simon Walker's picture

Very droll

Ah, Green Shield Stamps! I remember them too! They transmogrified themselves into ARGOS. Not everyone knows that.
I used to work on NCR Century mainframe computers, and they had one. A Century 200, if memory serves me well. Which it might not, me probably being as ancient as you, Ray...

Jonathan's picture

So, Simon, did their NCR

So, Simon, did their NCR computer have Green Shield bugs?

Sorry! Someone had to say it ;-)

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)