Green Shieldbug


Palomena prasina – As soon as the sun appears these shieldbugs crawl out of their hidey-holes and bask in its warming rays. This one is still sporting its autumn camouflage suit, although I have noticed others are gradually changing back to green to blend in with the new spring growth. Double-click on image to enlarge.


Green Shieldbug Palomena prasina

© Peter Hillman ♦ 16th March 2020 ♦ Back garden, Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200


On The Crabapple Tree

Green Shieldbug Palomena prasina

Green Shieldbug (Palomena prasina)

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June 2019, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.