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Green Shield Bug - 4th instar nymph  Fall,Geotagged,Green shield bug,Isle of Wight,Palomena prasina,United Kingdom,bugs,insects,nymphs,shield bugs Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. I need to learn about Instars. Great shot Claire Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you and me too they are quite complex. Posted one year ago

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The green shield bug is a shield bug of the family Pentatomidae. It may also be referred to as a green stink bug, particularly outside of Britain, although the name green stink bug more appropriately belongs to the larger North American stink bug, ''Acrosternum hilare''.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Sep 29, 2021. Captured Sep 29, 2021 10:08 in 53 Perowne Way, Sandown PO36 9BX, UK.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm