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Unknown shield bug

Observed: 12th May 2010 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

about 7mms

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Legnotus limbosus interacts

Comments

Norwichnaturalist's picture

Not a bug

but a beetle, there are several small beetles similar this like Mint Beetles

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
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Urophora's picture

Apologies, but I have to

Apologies, but I have to disagree with you again, Colin. This is a Heteropteran bug. These are not elytra, but the two-texture forewings of Heteroptera.