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Shieldbug (Gorse?)

Observed: 24th April 2010 By: dan_wrench
Natural Shropshire - Biodiversity Partnership
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Description:

I don't have a guide but this seems to look like the right photos.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Gorse Shieldbug (Piezodorus lituratus) interacts

Comments

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gorse shieldbug

The green colour is typical of a spring adult - later in the summer they develop a reddish colour on the elytra and pronotum,

Dave