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Bug

Observed: 25th August 2012 By: keithphotos.evanskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrateskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrateskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrates
bug
Description:

approx 5-6-7mm

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    A shieldbug
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

grant burleigh's picture

Shieldbug

Can't decide if it is a Hawthorn or Birch Shieldbug.The scutellum is green arguing for the former but the tip of the abdomen is green rather than red. The red striping on the pronotum doesn't appear to be characteristic of either species.