Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale final instar nymph

Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale final instar nymph

This bug landed on my neck when I was sitting in the garden. It has been going through various stages (instars) as it is growing up, and it isĀ  almost an adult. Please see final image to see what the adult looks like.

Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale final instar nymph

Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale final instar nymph

Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale final instar nymph

Hawthorn Shieldbug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Hawthorn Shieldbug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) final instar nymph, rear garden, Staffordshire, England.