21 Comments on “Hawthorn Shieldbug.

  1. Aren’t they beautiful! I did find one in my salad lunch once, but it hasn’t put me off them. Thanks for visiting my blog and the like 🙂

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      • Umm … maybe it’s only in death? Then again, the similarities and dissimilarities between Australian bugs and English bugs can be confusing. We have a ‘crusader’ beetle very similarly armed (though different heraldry to your shieldbug) which has a peculiarly pungent smell, especially if you inadvertently step on it, or squash it somehow (as I’ve been known to do in the garden!).

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  2. Lovely shot of this insect. Interesting to see how it’s colours tone in with the background & foreground – almost like a painting.

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