Hawthorn Shield Bug

Hawthorn Shield Bug (Stinkbug) from England
Thought you might like my pictures of a Hawthorn Shield Bug (or is it a Birch Shield Bug?) taken in my garden near Liverpool, England. I see from your pages they are called stinkbugs in the US, although this one didn’t stink, even when my curious eight year old dropped it (oops).

Hi Sharron,
We also call the bugs in the family Pentatomidae Shield Bugs, but Stink Bugs is a more commonly used common name. We don’t recognize your species, but we are thrilled to have it as an example.

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