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    Default Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Part of the Pentatomidae superfamily a.k.a Stink Bugs, this little guy was lurking on the seed head of a poppy plant. I was in the middle of photographing my Bees when somehow, I managed to spot it. Probably about 10mm in length and 8 mm in width. Very bold little creature.

    I think this is the Hawthorn Shield bug variety amusingly titled Acanthosoma Haemorrhoidal

    1/200th @ F8, ISO 100



    The rest of these images all at 1/200th @ F11, ISO 100







    Some back detail



    And an obligatory splash of colour to finish


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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Wow!

    The quality of these insect pictures you guys take never ceases to to amaze me.
    These are amazing mate!

    I love the face on his back

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Thanks Rikman

    Now you mention it, I see the face too. Probably a defensive mechanism

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Quote Originally Posted by rIKmAN View Post
    Wow!

    The quality of these insect pictures you guys take never ceases to to amaze me.
    These are amazing mate!

    I love the face on his back
    I agree realy good quality, amazng
    Known as TC to his friends, he resides in a dustbin, where he gets as much sleep as he can.

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    not seen many this year, second one for me
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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Great shots Ian. The blend of green tones work well m8.

    Paul.

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Thanks again all

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    WOW.loving the 1st shot.lovely colours standing out.

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    Default Re: Pentatomidae - Shield Bug

    Cheers Wrath

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