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Green shieldbug

Observed: 23rd June 2012 By: pirayaguarapirayaguara’s reputation in Invertebratespirayaguara’s reputation in Invertebratespirayaguara’s reputation in Invertebratespirayaguara’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Green Shiels Bug (Palomena prasina) interacts

Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

ID Comment

You should add the full name of Palomena prasina

pirayaguara's picture

Thanks Chris but according to

Thanks Chris but according to Chinery there are several similar species within the genus

chrisbrooks's picture

Guide

Try this guide

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

I'm sure yours is a Palomena prasina

pirayaguara's picture

Thanks Chris I've downloaded

Thanks Chris I've downloaded it - it is very useful but not a comphehesive guide

LordMuzzy's picture

I agree with Chris, this is

I agree with Chris, this is Palomena prasina.

Regards

-Richard-

pirayaguara's picture

Well as your both convinced

Well as you're both convinced I'll add the specific name

chrisbrooks's picture

Confusion species

The only real confusion species are the Southern Green Shieldbug and the Gorse Shieldbug but the guide you downloaded should eliminate those. Regards Chris