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Sloe bug

Dolycoris baccarum


Shield bug with dark reddish brown body, segments of abdomen banded yellow and black, which are visible beyond margins of wings. Boyd length 12mm.


Favours areas of scrub.


These were in a dead buddleia flower I cut down, and believe or not, there are three in the photos!

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Algarve, Portugal

Lat: 37.15, Long: -7.79

Spotted on Jul 27, 2011
Submitted on Jul 27, 2011

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