The Pied Shield Bug has black and white markings on wings, with similar marking on the abdomen of both adult and the larva.
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Encyclopedia of British Bugs
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Water Scorpion||Nepa cinerea||
The Water Scorpion is most easily identified by the shape of its leaf-like body outline, long... more
|Blue Shield bug||Zicrona caerulea||
The Blue Shield bug is a medium-sized dark shield bug with a deep blue-green metallic sheen.
|Lesser Water Boatman||Corixa punctata||
The Lesser Water Boatman using its fringed hind legs as paddles.
|Heather Bug||Rhacognathus punctatus||
The Heather Bug has a mottled metallic bronze-brown appearance over a pale reddy-orange... more
|Common Froghopper||Philaenus spumarius||
The adult Common Froghopper can be found in a range of marbled brown colours. The nymphs are... more