Jonathan - Green Shield bug - 28th September 2008

Jonathan - Green Shield bug - 28th September 2008

Observation - Jonathan - Green Shield bug - 28th September 2008. Description: I have now found adults as well as a nymph (i.e. juvenile) of Palomina prasina, the Green shieldbug. I looked it up on the Field Studies Council Guide to shieldbugs, but that guide doesn't illustrate many nymphs and these often look dissimilar to the adu

I have now found adults as well as a nymph (i.e. juvenile) of Palomina prasina, the Green shieldbug.
I looked it up on the Field Studies Council Guide to shieldbugs, but that guide doesn't illustrate many nymphs and these often look dissimilar to the adults, it seems. Hence Kitenet's comment when I first posted the observation of a nymph. Now I've seen clearly identifiable adults of the same species, its case closed!