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The birch shieldbug is species of shield bug in the Acanthosomatidae family. It is widely distributed across Europe. The species overwinters in an adult stage, after which they emerge in the spring and start to mate. Their larvae feed usually on birch, but could also be found on aspen and hazel.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Jul 26, 2020. Captured Jul 25, 2020 16:00 in 813 94, 2470 Vrabcha, Bulgaria.
  • E-M1MarkIII
  • f/3.5
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO250
  • 60mm