Bugology

Bugology

Posted on 04/04/2014


Photo taken on April  4, 2014



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Pentatomidae
Piezodorus lituratus
Gorse Shieldbug


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Piezodorus lituratus-A Gorse Shieldbug (Pentatomidae)

Piezodorus lituratus-A Gorse Shieldbug (Pentatomidae)
A spring adult, hence the greener colour compared to later generations that have more red/purple markings.
Although associated with gorse, the larvae feed on many other plants. A common bug where there is gorse to be found.

Length approx 12mm

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