Thomas _J_Plant's picture

Shield bug

Observed: 3rd July 2013 By: Thomas _J_PlantThomas _J_Plant’s reputation in Invertebrates
Shield bug

Can anyone Identify these shield bug? sorry it's quite out of focused. Was taken on a camera phone.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Forest Bug (Pentatoma rufipes) interacts


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Shieldbug id

If shieldbugs fascinate you, there is an excellent identification guide out in the fold-out laminate series by the FSC (Field Studies Council). They are only about £3-£4 each & these newer ones have superb illustrations. Having said that, I have to admit it mostly shows adults - but it is still a lovely little publication. They give the common name of Red-legged Shieldbug.