The recent good weather has brought out many insect species in the garden. The commonest shieldbug we see is the Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina) and several were sunning themselves on a variety of different shrubs. Some had already turned into … Read More
This Green Shieldbug was sunning itself on the bright yellow leaf of the Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) in the garden. Insight into Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina): very common and widespread in southern and central UK, it is usually green though … Read More
The early instar larvae of Green Shieldbugs were out in force in a hedge alongside the South West Coast Path in Falmouth yesterday. Insight into Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina): found in a wide range of habitats throughout most of the … Read More
Common name: Green Shieldbug Latin name: Palomena prasina Family: Pentatomidae This photo: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary
Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina).