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Shield bugs

Miscellaneous Insects

Members of the sub-order Heteroptera but are quite distinctive becuase of the shield-like appearance of their outer casing.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Box Bug

Gonocerus acuteangulatus

Hawthorn Shieldbug

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

Down Shieldbug

Canthophorus impressus

Common Green Shieldbug

Palomena prasina

Hairy Shieldbug

Dolycoris baccarum

Gorse Shieldbug

Piezpdorus lituratus

Forest Shieldbug

Pentatoma rufipes

Red-legged Shieldbug

Pentatoma rufipes

Crucifer Bug

Eurydema oleracea

Dock Shieldbug

Coreus marginatus