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Pied Shieldbugs

   


Scientific name:  Tritomegas bicolor

Size:  Approximately 6mm

Distribution:  Found in most parts of England.

Months seen:  April to October

Food:  Plant sap

Habitat: Hedgerows, woodland edges, parks and gardens.

Special features:  Pied Shieldbugs have a very flattened body.  As the name suggests they're mostly black with some white patches.  The patches are variable in size and shape.  The black legs are spiny.






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