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Forest Shieldbug

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Kevin Barber

Associated with deciduous trees such as apple, birch, hawthorn, hazel, oak and sycamore. Mainly in August.



Common Name Forest Shieldbug
Alternative Name(s) Red-legged Shieldbug
Scientific Name Pentatoma rufipes
Species Group Shield bugs
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