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Unknown bug

Observed: 8th August 2009 By: afd25afd25’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

groups, probably on Alder leaf. Lake-side, early evening

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Parent Bug (Elasmucha grisea) interacts

Comments

Dioctria's picture

Shieldbug Identification

There is an excellent ID resource for shieldbugs at the British Bugs website:

http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteroptera/idcards/life_stages.html

Click through from the paintings to see photos and descriptions.

David

Kluut's picture

Immatures

The adult is essentially mottled brown.