"For now we are young let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see" Neutral Milk Hotel.

Monday, 9 February 2015

The Shieldbugs & Squashbugs of Northwest Norfolk

SHIELDBUGS

Acanthosomatidae



Hawthorn Shieldbug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)


Andy Brown

Andy Brown

Juniper Shieldbiug (Cyphostethus tristriatus)


Andy Brown

Parent Bug (Elasmucha grisea)


Andy Brown

Birch Shieldbug (Elasmostethus interstinctus)

Andy Brown

Scutelleridae

Lesser-streaked Shieldbug (Odontoscelis lineola)


Andy Brown


Cydnidae

Heath Shieldbug (Legnotus picipes)


Andy Brown


Pied Shieldbug (Titomegas bicolor)



Pentatomidae

Bishop's Mitre Shieldbug (Aelia acuminata)

Andy Brown

Hairy Shieldbug (Dolycoris baccarum)
Andy Brown

Crucifer Shieldbug (Eurydema oleracea)

Andy Brown

Woundwort Shieldbug (Eysarcoris venustissimus)

Andy Brown

Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina)


Andy Brown

Forest Bug (Pentatoma rufipes)

Spiked Shieldbug (Picromerus bidens)

Andy Brown
Gorse Shieldbug (Piezodorus lituratus)



Turtle Bug (Podops inuncta)

Andy Brown


Bronze Shieldbug (Troilus luridus)

Andy Brown

Blue Shieldbug (Zicrona caerulea)

Andy Brown

SQUASHBUGS (Coreidae)

Fallens Leatherbug (Arenocoris fallenii)

Andy Brown


Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis)


Ceraleptus lividus

Andy Brown


Box Bug (Gonocerus acuteangulatus)

Andy Brown

Rhombic Squashbug (Syromastes rhombeus)



5 comments:

  1. What a totally fascinating blog, Robert!
    Do you fancy a reciprocal link to Birds of the Heath?

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    1. Thanks David!

      At the moment we don't have a links bar but when i get round to doing it sure.

      Cheers,

      Robert

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  2. Well done Rob, thats a nice bit of work!

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  3. This is really useful Rob, can't wait for the sun to shine now!

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    1. Thanks Lynnette.

      You can find some now on sunny days or with a bit of beating.

      Defiantly worth checking Gorse on a sunny day and stick a white sheet under Leylandii and you should get Juniper. Hawthorn possible too.

      Cheers,

      Robert

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