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Family: Acanthosomatidae
Key features: Tarsi 2-segmented

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale
Hawthorn Shieldbug
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph
Cyphostethus tristriatus
Juniper Shieldbug
Cyphostethus tristriatus Cyphostethus tristriatus Cyphostethus tristriatus Cyphostethus tristriatus Cyphostethus tristriatus eggs
Cyphostethus tristriatus nymph Cyphostethus tristriatus nymph
Elasmostethus intersinctus
Birch Shieldbug
Elasmostethus intersinctus Elasmostethus intersinctus Elasmostethus intersinctus Elasmostethus intersinctus nymphs Elasmostethus intersinctus adult & nymphs
Elasmostethus intersinctus nymph Elasmostethus intersinctus nymph Elasmostethus intersinctus teneral
Elasmucha grisea
Parent Bug
Elasmucha grisea Elasmucha grisea Elasmucha grisea with eggs Elasmucha grisea Elasmucha grisea
Elasmucha grisea nymphs Elasmucha grisea adults & nymphs Elasmucha grisea nymphs Elasmucha grisea nymph Elasmucha grisea adult and nymphs
Elasmucha grisea teneral


Family:
Scutelleridae
Key features: Scutellum extends to end of abdomen, tarsi 3-segmented

Odonotoscelis fuliginosa
Greater-streaked
Shieldbug
Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola
Odonotoscelis lineola
Lesser-streaked
Shieldbug
Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola Odontoscelis lineola
Eurygaster testudinaria
Tortoise
Shieldbug
Eurygaster testudinaria Eurygaster testudinaria Eurygaster testudinaria Eurygaster testudinaria Eurygaster testudinaria
Eurygaster testudinaria Eurygaster testudinaria nymph Eurygaster testudinaria nymph Eurygaster testudinaria nymph Eurygaster testudinaria nymph
Eurygaster testudinaria nymph
Eurygaster maura
Scarce Tortoise
Shieldbug
Eurygaster maura Eurygaster maura Eurygaster maura Eurygaster maura Eurygaster maura
Eurygaster maura


Family: Cydnidae
Key features: Tibiae with strong spines, tarsi 3-segmented

Legnotus limbosus
Bordered Shieldbug
Legnotus limbosus Legnotus limbosus Legnotus limbosus Legnotus limbosus Legnotus limbosus
Legnotus picipes
Heath Shieldbug
Legnotus picipes Legnotus picipes Legnotus picipes
Geotomus punctulatus
Cornish Shieldbug
Geotomus punctulatus Geotomus punctulatus Geotomus punctulatus Geotomus punctulatus Geotomus punctulatus
Tritomegas bicolor
Pied Shieldbug
Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor nymph Tritomegas bicolor nymphs
Tritomegas bicolor nymphs Tritomegas bicolor nymphs
Tritomegas sexmaculatus
Rambur's Pied Shieldbug
Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor Tritomegas bicolor
Canthophorus impressus
Down Shieldbug
Canthophorus impressus Canthophorus impressus Canthophorus impressus Canthophorus impressus Canthophorus impressus
Adomerus biguttatus
Cow-wheat Shieldbug

Adomerus biguttatus Adomerus biguttatus Adomerus biguttatus Adomerus biguttatus Adomerus biguttatus
Adomerus biguttatus Adomerus biguttatus
Sehirus luctuosus
Forget-me-not Shieldbug

Sehirus luctuosus Sehirus luctuosus Sehirus luctuosus Sehirus luctuosus nymph Sehirus luctuosus nymph


Family: Thyreocoridae
Key features: Scutellum covering most of abdomen, small & dark species

Thyreocoris scarabaeoides
Scarab Shieldbug
Thyreocoris scarabaeoides Thyreocoris scarabaeoides Thyreocoris scarabaeoides Thyreocoris scarabaeoides Thyreocoris scarabaeoides
Thyreocoris scarabaeoides Thyreocoris scarabaeoides nymph


Family: Pentatomidae
Key features: Tarsi 3-segmented

Podops inuncta
Turtle Shieldbug
Podops inuncta Podops inuncta Podops inuncta Podops inuncta
Sciocoris cursitans
Sand-runner Shieldbug
Sciocoris cursitans Sciocoris cursitans Sciocoris cursitans Sciocoris cursitans Sciocoris cursitans
Sciocoris cursitans Sciocoris cursitans
Aelia acuminata
Bishop's Mitre Shieldbug
Aelia acuminata Aelia acuminata Aelia acuminata Aelia acuminata nymph Aelia acuminata nymph
Neottiglossa pusilla
Small Grass Shieldbug
Neottiglossa pusilla Neottiglossa pusilla Neottiglossa pusilla Neottiglossa pusilla Neottiglossa pusilla
Eysarcoris venustissimus
Woundwort Shieldbug
Eysarcoris venustissimus Eysarcoris venustissimus Eysarcoris venustissimus Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph
Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph Eysarcoris venustissimus nymph
Eysarcoris aeneus
New Forest Shieldbug
Eysarcoris aeneus Eysarcoris aeneus Eysarcoris aeneus nymph
Palomena prasina
Common Green Shieldbug
Palomena prasina Palomena prasina Palomena prasina Palomena prasina Palomena prasina
Palomena prasina eggs Palomena prasina nymphs Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina nymph
Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina nymph Palomena prasina teneral
Nezara viridula 
Southern Green Shieldbug
Nezara viridula Nezara viridula Nezara viridula Nezara viridula nymphs Nezara viridula nymph
Nezara viridula nymph Nezara viridula nymph Nezara viridula nymph Nezara viridula nymph
Peribalus strictus
Vernal ShieldBug
Peribalus strictus Peribalus strictus
Dolycoris baccarum
Hairy ShieldBug
Dolycoris baccarum Dolycoris baccarum Dolycoris baccarum Dolycoris baccarum Dolycoris baccarum nymph
Dolycoris baccarum nymph Dolycoris baccarum nymph
Piezodorus lituratus
Gorse Shieldbug
Piezodorus lituratus Piezodorus lituratus Piezodorus lituratus Piezodorus lituratus Piezodorus lituratus
Piezodorus lituratus eggs Piezodorus lituratus nymph Piezodorus lituratus nymph Piezodorus lituratus nymph Piezodorus lituratus nymph
Piezodorus lituratus nymph
Pentatoma rufipes
Red-legged Shieldbug
Pentatoma rufipes Pentatoma rufipes Pentatoma rufipes Pentatoma rufipes Pentatoma rufipes
Pentatoma rufipes nymph Pentatoma rufipes nymph Pentatoma rufipes nymph Pentatoma rufipes nymph Pentatoma rufipes teneral
Rhaphigaster nebulosa
Mottled Shieldbug
Rhaphigaster nebulosa Rhaphigaster nebulosa Rhaphigaster nebulosa Rhaphigaster nebulosa Rhaphigaster nebulosa
Eurydema oleracea
Brassica Shieldbug
Eurydema oleracea Eurydema oleracea Eurydema oleracea Eurydema oleracea Eurydema oleracea
Eurydema oleracea nymph Eurydema oleracea nymph
Eurydema dominulus
Scarlet Shieldbug
Eurydema dominulus
Eurydema ornata
Ornate Shieldbug
Eurydema ornatum Eurydema ornatum Eurydema ornatum Eurydema ornatum
Picromerus bidens
Spiked Shieldbug
Picromerus bidens Picromerus bidens Picromerus bidens Picromerus bidens Picromerus bidens nymphs
Picromerus bidens nymph Picromerus bidens nymph Picromerus bidens nymph Picromerus bidens nymph
Troilus luridus
Bronze Shieldbug
Troilus luridus Troilus luridus nymph Troilus luridus Troilus luridus eggs Troilus luridus nymphs
Troilus luridus nymph Troilus luridus nymph Troilus luridus nymph Troilus luridus nymph Troilus luridus nymph
Rhacognathus punctatus
Heather Shieldbug
Rhacognathus punctatus Rhacognathus punctatus Rhacognathus punctatus Rhacognathus punctatus Rhacognathus punctatus
Rhacognathus punctatus Rhacognathus punctatus nymph
Zicrona
caerulea
Blue Shieldbug
Zicrona caerulea Zicrona caerulea Zicrona caerulea Zicrona caerulea nymph Zicrona caerulea nymph
Zicrona caerulea Zicrona caerulea teneral