Shieldbugs

27th November 2011, Sunday

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Despite the colder weather there were still a few shieldbugs today and I found a Bronze Shieldbug (Troilus luridus – above) in Malthouse Wood sunning itself on a silver birch and yesterday I found a Green Shieldbug nymph (Palomena prasina) on a fence post around the same wood.