Metallic Green Shield Bug

Metallic Green Shield Bug

Observation - Metallic Green Shield Bug - UK and Ireland. Description: Taking a break from stalking Bee-flies, I spotted this chap on some of our garden foliage. I think this beautifully marked creature sports various English names, including Cabbage Bug and Brassica Bug. Wikipedia also seems to have Rape Bug and Crucifer Sh

Taking a break from stalking Bee-flies, I spotted this chap on some of our garden foliage. I think this beautifully marked creature sports various English names, including Cabbage Bug and Brassica Bug. Wikipedia also seems to have Rape Bug and Crucifer Shield Bug. Just how many names does one bug need?

Very pretty, though, whatever it's called.