SJ8955 : Hawthorn Shieldbug

taken 6 years ago, near to Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Hawthorn Shieldbug
Hawthorn Shieldbug
As the name suggests the Hawthorn Shieldbug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) usually lives on Hawthorn trees especially enjoying the berries, but eating the leaves until the berries are developed. This little beastie was resting on a nettle leaf beside the path to Gawton's Rock on Greenway Bank Country Park.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 897 554 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.7854N 2:9.2445W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 897 554
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Insect  Invertebrate  Nettle  Leaf  Shield Bug  Country Park 

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