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- n. Alternative spelling of shield bug.
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There is also a small nymph, which is black and cream, and an adult pied shieldbug, which is black and white: it is as if it is watching over its offspring – tiny orange-coloured nymphs that are in the flowers of the white dead-nettle.
There are five singletons and two couples of woundwort shieldbug, which are quite small and rather drab – though the sun makes the dark spot on their back shine ruby-like – with a ruff of lace around their shoulders.
A hawthorn shieldbug: they are commonly found on hawthorn but can be found on other trees or plants too.
It is yet another shieldbug, this time a larger one, green with red markings, the more familiar hawthorn shieldbug.