Observations in the Species: Eurydema (Eurydema) oleracea

Common Name: Cabbage Bug

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Bug

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Location: Wooley Green
Observed: 3rd June 2017
Added: 3rd June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bug

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By: vv667
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Location: Woodberry Wetlands
Observed: 1st June 2017
Added: 2nd June 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

I couldn't find this bug in my guides. I chose the one with the most similar colours, but the shape of the pronotum and the colours of the elytra are different.

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Shieldbug?

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By: coastcard
Location: Ipswich
Observed: 28th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Very shiny with iridescence - hard to photograph on this account.

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Shieldbug Nymph

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Location: Arne RSPB
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Paired Crucifer Shieldbugs.

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Location: River bank near ST Annes Car Park Santon Downham
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Brassica Shieldbug

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Location: Hutchinsons Bank , nr. Croydon
Observed: 20th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Brassica Shieldbug

Eurydema oleracea 11a Brassica SB
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Location: A4, Box, Wiltshire
Observed: 12th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Brassica Bug?

Brassica bug?
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Location: Bitton cycle path
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A small shieldbug that looked interesting. I just managed to take one photo before it dropped into the undergrowth.

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Eurydema oleracea

Eurydema oleracea Crucifer shieldbug
By: miked
iSpot team
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Location: 1, Chestnut Cres
Observed: 19th August 2015
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Insect

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By: wek6
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeSelborne Society
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Location: Roxeth Recreation Ground, South Harrow, Middx.
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Green with yellow markings.

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unidentified beetle

Beetle
By: Hammyali
Location: Yalding, Kent
Observed: 10th August 2015
Added: 10th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found sitting on a nettle whilst walking the dog on a path running down the banks of the river Medway. Relatively small, about the size of a ladybird however more oval in shape. Creamy yellow and black.

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black shield bug Lakenheath RSPB

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By: Mandy KeswickMandy Keswick’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Lakenheath rspb
Observed: 14th June 2015
Added: 19th July 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Black shield bug on plant

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Brassica shieldbug

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Location: East Hagbourne, Oxon
Observed: 3rd June 2015
Added: 3rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

On horseradish. Poor photos taken with 70-300 zoom.

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Brassica Shield-bug

Eurydema oleracea
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Location: Dinton Pastures, Wokingham
Observed: 25th May 2015
Added: 31st May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Crucifer ShieldBug

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Location: Was an establishing meadow, Chesham
Observed: 30th May 2015
Added: 30th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:10
Description:

Another first for me but second sighting of this Shieldbug species this year.

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Brassica shieldbug

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Location: Walberton
Observed: 7th April 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Brassica bug, Cambridge

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Location: Lime Kiln Close, Cherry Hinton
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 10th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Eurydema oleracea living dangerously on a spider's web in the nettles. There don't seem to be many records from near here as yet.

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Brassica shieldbug

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Location: Walberton
Observed: 30th August 2014
Added: 30th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Location: Wimborne St Giles
Observed: 19th July 2014
Added: 20th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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SHIELD BUG ?

SHIELD BUG
By: Mikael RowlandMikael Rowland’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: B1000, Hertfordshire, Panshanger Park.
Observed: 13th July 2014
Added: 17th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

8mm long. Quite fast-moving. The yellow was brighter than it appears in the photograph.

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Shieldbug - Brassica

Shieldbug - Brassica - 11.07.2014 (1)
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Location: Boscombe Clifftop, Bournemouth
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 15th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Shieldbug - Brassica

Shieldbug - Brassica - 06.06.2014
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Location: Boscombe Cliffs, Bournemouth
Observed: 6th June 2014
Added: 7th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Brassica Shieldbug - Eurydema oleracea

Brassica Shieldbug - Eurydema oleracea (1)
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Location: Willingdon Ln, South Downs National Park
Observed: 9th May 2014
Added: 9th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Unsure bug

Unsure bug
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Location: A43, Broughton
Observed: 4th May 2014
Added: 4th May 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Shieldbug type, unsure, cannot find a similar one so help needed please for ID. Thanks

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Shieldbug - Brassica

Shieldbug - Brassica - 03.05.2014 (2)
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Location: Boscombe Chine Common, Bournemouth
Observed: 3rd May 2014
Added: 4th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Shieldbug - Brassica

Shieldbug - Brassica - 29.04.2014
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Location: Boscombe Chine Common, Bournemouth
Observed: 29th April 2014
Added: 29th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Brassica Shieldbug

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Location: Ringstead Rd, Norfk
Observed: 27th April 2014
Added: 29th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Shieldbug - Brassica

Shieldbug - Brassica - 26.04.2014
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Location: Boscombe Chine Common, Bournemouth
Observed: 26th April 2014
Added: 26th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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And now, a black, red and white one.

Shieldbug - Brassica - 13.04.2014 (1)
By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Boscombe Chine Common, Bournemouth
Observed: 13th April 2014
Added: 13th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

An amazing range of colours of the Brassica, can you explain this please Colin.

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Shieldbug - and here is a red one

Shieldbug - and here is a red one - 12.04.2014
By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Boscombe Chine Common, Bournemouth
Observed: 12th April 2014
Added: 12th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Species with which Cabbage Bug (Eurydema (Eurydema) oleracea) interacts