approx 12mm long , colour maroon ish, on a stinging nettle.
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I agree that it is Dolycoris baccarum but my ID book calls it the Sloe Bug (which is hairy)
I agree it's also known as the Sloe Bug but UK Bugs call it the Hairy Shieldbug.
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thanks chris and grant , regards Keith
Its much nore evident on the Nymphs or Instars
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