Shieldbugs  Fríd Scéithe

List of  Shieldbugs Recorded in Ireland

     

     Hawthorn shieldbug  Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale ©DHardiman
     Hawthorn shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

   

     Hawthorn shieldbug final instar, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale  ©DHardiman
      Hawthorn shieldbug final instar nymph Acanthosoma 
     haemorrhoidale

    

      Dock bug Coreus marginatus  ©DHardiman
      Dock bug Coreus marginatus

Common name

Scientific name

Hawthorn shieldbug    

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

Birch shieldbug   

Elasmostethus interstinctus

Parent bug    

Elasmucha grisea

Tortoise shieldbug          

Eurygaster testudinaria & maura

Hairy / Sloe shieldbug    

Dolycoris baccarum

Green shieldbug    

Palomena prasina

Gorse shieldbug    

Piezodorus lituratus

Forest/Red-legged shieldbug 

Pentatoma rufipes

Spiked shieldbug     

Picromerus bidens

Bronze shieldbug    

Troilus luridus

Heather bug     

Rhacognathus punctatus

Scarab shieldbug     

Thyreocoris scarabaeoides

Blue shieldbug    

Zicrona caerulea

Forgetmenot shieldbug     

Sehirus luctuosus

Juniper shieldbug     

Elasmostethus (Cyphosthetus) tristriatus

 

List of  Squashbugs Recorded in Ireland

Dock bug    

Coreus marginatus

 

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Hawthorn shieldbugs 

25/10/2005 Hawthorn Shieldbug_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale ©DHardiman,    25/10/2005 Hawthorn Shieldbug_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale ©DHardiman    2012_11_01 Hawthorn Shieldbug _Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale, Turvey, ©DHardiman    2012_11_06 Hawthorn Shieldbug_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale, Belfield, Dublin. ©DHardiman    2013_05_30 Hawthorn Shieldbug _Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale mating. Belfield ©DHardiman    2012_11_01 Hawthorn Shieldbugs & nymph _Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale, Turvey, Donabate.  ©DHardiman    Hawthorn Shieldbug nymph, red form_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale  ©DHardiman 01/11/2012    2013_05_25 Hawthorn Shieldbug_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale eggs & 1st instar nymphs on Catoneaster ©DHardiman   2013_05_25 Hawthorn Shieldbug_Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale 1st instar nymph on Catoneaster ©DHardiman   

 

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Birch shieldbug

2012_10_01 Birch Shieldbug_Elasmostethus interstinctus,  ©DHardiman    2012_10_01 Birch Shieldbug_Elasmostethus interstinctus,  ©DHardiman    2012_10_01 Birch Shieldbug_Elasmostethus interstinctus,  ©DHardiman    2012_10_01 Birch Shieldbug_Elasmostethus interstinctus,  ©DHardiman2012_10_01 Birch Shieldbug_Elasmostethus interstinctus,  ©DHardiman    Birch_Shieldbug  late instar nymph_Elasmostethus intersinctus, Turvey, Donabate. ©Dorothy Lyle  

   

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Parent bug

DSCN5795b_Parent_Bug_Elasmucha_grisea.jpg (1059071 bytes)   2012_08_26 Parent Bug_Elasmucha grisea. Timahoe, Co Kildare ©DHardiman    2012_08_26 Parent Bug_Elasmucha grisea. Timahoe, Co Kildare ©DHardiman    2012_08_26 Parent Bug_Elasmucha grisea. Timahoe, Co Kildare ©DHardiman        21_7_17 Parent shieldbug teneral adult & nymphs_Elasmucha grisea on Birch, Woodview, Belfield ©DHardiman    21_7_17 Parent shieldbug nymphs_Elasmucha grisea on Birch, Woodview, Belfield ©DHardiman    21_7_17 Parent shieldbug nymphs_Elasmucha grisea on Birch, Woodview, Belfield ©DHardiman    DSCN8678_Elasmucha_grisea_Parent_Bug_nymph on Birch ©DHardiman   

Copyright images of parent bug: Deirdre Hardiman (1-6); Dorothy Lyle (7-8)

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Hairy shieldbug

2012_11_10 Hairy shieldbug_Dolycoris baccarum. ©DHardiman   2012_11_10 Hairy_shieldbug_Dolycoris_baccarum. ©DHardiman   DSCN1406_Hairy_shieldbug_Dolycoris_baccarum. ©DHardiman   2012_09_02 Hairy Shieldbugs_Dolycoris baccarum, Gormanston, Co Meath. ©DHardiman   22_05_13 IMGP8070 Gorse & Hairy(R) Shieldbug eggs, Turvey, Donabate. ©Dorothy Lyle      Hairy Shieldbug, late instar nymph_Dolycoris baccarum, Turvey, Donabate. ©Dorothy Lyle    2013_05_25 Hairy Shieldbug eggs_Dolycoris baccarum on buttercup leaf, Turvey, ©DHardiman   

2013_05_25 Hairy Shieldbug eggs_Dolycoris baccarum on buttercup leaf, Turvey, ©DHardiman   013_05_25 Hairy Shieldbug eggs_Dolycoris baccarum on buttercup leaf, Turvey, ©DHardiman
   
  

 

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Green shieldbug

2_11_19  Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina, Belfield, ©DHardiman    2012_10_27 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina. Dalkey Quarry. ©DHardiman    2009_05_31 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina, Roscahill, Galway.©DHardiman    Green_Shieldbug_Palomena_prasina.jpg.©DHardiman    2012_10_27 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina. Dalkey Quarry. ©DHardiman    2012_11_01 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina. ©DHardiman    2012_11_07 Green Shieldbug Palomena prasina. Turvey, Donabate. DHardiman.    2012_12_16 DSCN2543 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina, winter form. ©DHardiman     2008_08_15 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina eggs on Nettle, Dalkey. ©DHardiman    2008_08_23 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina eggs on Nettle, Dalkey. ©DHardiman    2008_08_27 Green Shieldbug_Palomena prasina egg shells and nymphs, red form, on Nettle ©DHardiman    Green Shieldbug nymph_Palomena prasina & Common flower bug nymph_Anthocoris Nemorum nymph. ©DHardiman    Green Shieldbug nymph_Palomena prasina & Common flower bug nymph_Anthocoris Nemorum nymph. ©DHardiman    2012_09_07 Green Shieldbug nymph, green form_Palomena prasina, Castleridge, Wexford. ©DHardiman        2012_09_07 Green Shieldbug nymph_Palomena prasina, Castleridge, Wexford. ©DHardiman    Green Shieldbug late instar nymph_Palomena prasina,  Turvey, Donabate. ©Dorothy Lyle  

 

 

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Gorse shieldbug

2012_11_05 Gorse Shieldbug_Piezodorus lituratus. ©DHardiman     2006_07_03 Gorse Shieldbug eggs on Kidney Vetch, Ballast Pit, Skerries, ©DHardiman      2006_07_03 Gorse Shieldbug eggs on Kidney Vetch, Ballast Pit, Skerries, ©DHardiman    Gorse_Shieldbug_nymph_late instar ©DHardiman 

 

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Forest shieldbug/Red-legged shieldbug

2012_08_06 Forest bug_Red-legged Shieldbug_Pentatoma rufipes, Turvey, Donabate.©DHardiman    2012_08_06 Forest bug_Red-legged Shieldbug_Pentatoma rufipes, Turvey, Donabate. ©DHardiman    2012_08_06 Forest bug_Red-legged Shieldbug_Pentatoma rufipes, Turvey, Donabate. ©DHardiman   2012_07_18 Forest Shield Bug late nymph_Pentatoma rufipes, Turvey. ©DHardiman 2013_05_17 Forest Bug nymph_ Pentatoma rufipes, Turvey, Donabate. ©DHardiman

 

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Bronze shieldbug

2012_10_29 Bronze shieldbug_Troilus luridus, the Raven, Wexford. ©DHardiman    2012_10_29 Bronze shieldbug_Troilus luridus, the Raven, Wexford. ©DHardiman    2012_07_26  Bronze Shieldbug early instar nymph_Troilus luridus, Turvey.  ©DHardiman         Bronze Shieldbug, late instar nymph_Troilus luridus, Turvey, Donabate. ©Dorothy Lyle   2013_07_05 Bronze Shieldbug nymph Turvey ©DHardiman

 

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Tortoise shieldbug

DSCN9167b Tortoise shieldbug_Eurygaster testudinaria (f)  ©DHardiman       Tortoise shieldbug_Eurygaster testudinaria (f) ©DHardiman   2013_07_28 Tortoise shieldbug nymph_Eurygaster testudinaria ©DHardiman

 

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Spiked shieldbug

 

               

 

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Squashbugs 


Dock bug

2012_08_05 Dock bug_Squash Bug_Coreus marginatus, Sinnotstown, Co Wexford    2012_08_05 Dock bug_Squash Bug_Coreus marginatus, Sinnotstown, Co Wexford    2012_08_05 Dock bug_Squash Bug_Coreus marginatus, Sinnotstown, Co Wexford

 

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