Western Conifer Seed Bug

Western Conifer Seed Bug

Observation - Western Conifer Seed Bug - UK and Ireland. Description: This shield bug is significantly larger than the more common types (green, forest) by maybe 25-50%. It has interesting diamond shapes on its hind legs. It doesn't match any of the common types of shield bug in the 'Collins Pocket Guide to Insects'

This shield bug is significantly larger than the more common types (green, forest) by maybe 25-50%.

It has interesting diamond shapes on its hind legs.

It doesn't match any of the common types of shield bug in the 'Collins Pocket Guide to Insects'