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elkay
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Bug identification

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Postby elkay » September 2nd, 2018, 12:41 am

Can anyone identify this bug?
https://imgur.com/a/QnSqAdg?s=wa
Spotted trying to break in to my daughter's compost bin.

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Re: Bug identification

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Postby Breelander » September 2nd, 2018, 12:47 am

elkay wrote:Can anyone identify this bug?



It's a Hawthorn Shieldbug.

https://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteropt ... idale.html

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Re: Bug identification

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Postby jackdaww » September 2nd, 2018, 8:43 am

it is a shield bug.

i get them on my autumn raspberries ( the bugs are all green ) , also on blackberries.

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Re: Bug identification

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Postby elkay » September 2nd, 2018, 10:31 am

Breelander wrote:
elkay wrote:Can anyone identify this bug?



It's a Hawthorn Shieldbug.

https://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteropt ... idale.html


Thanks, it was bugging me.....

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Re: Bug identification

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Postby DiamondEcho » September 16th, 2018, 6:59 pm

elkay wrote:Can anyone identify this bug?
https://imgur.com/a/QnSqAdg?s=wa
Spotted trying to break in to my daughter's compost bin.


Homiptera/'Shield bugs', I used to be partial to them as a child as you could seemingly keep them in a jar for weeks :)


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