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Shield backed bug

Scutelleridae sp.


Probably some kind of Jewel beetle. Looks like the irradescent green ones I have in the garden. First time I've seen this colour though.

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pamsai 8 years ago

thanks martini... I shall keep looking for a match!

MartinL 8 years ago

Pam this is a scutelleridae bug, a shield backed bug. We must consider the possibility that this is the adult of your red bugs and red eggs mystery.

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Spotted on Feb 23, 2013
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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