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Is this a shield bug or another creature? Found this in my garden (resembles a mini-meadow at the moment)  This is a view from the top of the insect. <br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61649/underside_of_bug.html" title="Underside of bug"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2780/61649_thumb.jpeg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=ALt8YHXEiWhkUOiPGtR6jzOKv%2Fw%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Underside of bug It wouldn&rsquo;t keep still but this picture might help with ID. Can anyone help identify- previous picture shows top view. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61648/is_this_a_shield_bug_or_another_creature.html Eysarcoris venustissimus,Geotagged,Summer United Kingdom,Woundwort shieldbug" /></a></figure> Essex.,Eysarcoris venustissimus,Geotagged,Spring,Summer. Epping,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Is this a shield bug or another creature?

Found this in my garden (resembles a mini-meadow at the moment) This is a view from the top of the insect.

Underside of bug It wouldn’t keep still but this picture might help with ID. Can anyone help identify- previous picture shows top view. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61648/is_this_a_shield_bug_or_another_creature.html Eysarcoris venustissimus,Geotagged,Summer United Kingdom,Woundwort shieldbug

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  1. Yes, it’s a shield bug - Eysarcoris fabricii. Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you for the ID. From one Christine to another! Posted one year ago
      1. You're welcome! You're a Christine as well, lol?! Posted one year ago

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''Eysarcoris venustissimus'', common name woundwort shieldbug, is a species of shieldbug belonging to the family Pentatomidae, subfamily Pentatominae.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 16, 2018. Captured Jun 16, 2018 11:45 in 3 Broadoaks, Epping CM16 4JY, UK.
  • iPhone 5s
  • f/2.2
  • 1/50s
  • ISO40
  • 4.15mm