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Green shield bug Nr 2 This lovely insect was sitting on a flower in my garden. I coudn't resist taking a shot  Green shield bug,Palomena prasina Click/tap to enlarge

Green shield bug Nr 2

This lovely insect was sitting on a flower in my garden. I coudn't resist taking a shot

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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 Amanda
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Uploaded Jul 10, 2015. Captured May 4, 2015 17:42.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/128s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm