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Palomena prasina - getting ready for winter Green shield bug starting to change colour to brownish for winter camouflage Geotagged,Green shield bug,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Netherlands,Palomena,Palomena prasina,Pentatomidae,nl: Groene schildwants Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Palomena prasina - getting ready for winter

Green shield bug starting to change colour to brownish for winter camouflage

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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''. The adult green shield bug ranges in the colour of their backs from bright green to bronze, without any substantial markings. Green shield bugs are a very common shield bug throughout Europe, including the British Isles, and are.. more

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 4, 2018. Captured in Koekangerweg 8, 7961 LZ Ruinerwold, Netherlands.