Shield Bug 03.

By Badgerfred
Captured on a walk along the River Rhymney recently.

Tags: Bug Wildlife and nature FJE1214 IMGP0842 IMGP0960

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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
12 Jun 2014 12:09AM
Fine captures of the little bug Fred !!

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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 12:21AM
Loads of bugs along that river Fred, this is an excellent find.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
12 Jun 2014 12:54AM
not fond of shield bugs, here we call them stink bugs, a fine capture of one, however!
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 2:56AM
Once again, she is beautiful Fred...
Great shape and design... GrinGrinGrin
terryxc 4 7 England
12 Jun 2014 3:22AM
Two great shots Fred...

Great shot of that stinky little fella. Kind of good looking, for all of the crops they eat, and what they do inside.

CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
12 Jun 2014 5:27AM
Two more fine captures, Fred. Carol
12 Jun 2014 6:14AM
Another couple of superb macros, Fred.
Detail and colours are very good, indeed.

12 Jun 2014 7:17AM
Such a handsome one
Looks tiny
I doubt I would have seen it
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 7:18AM
brilliant detail fred wonderful tones and comp v1 for me today a belter nice one Wink
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 8:02AM
V1 for me, stands out so well on the vibrant green leaf.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 10:33AM
Another pair of great captures Fred.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 2:30PM
Splendid close ups and amazing colour Fred
12 Jun 2014 3:43PM
Two fine captures, Fred!
12 Jun 2014 4:39PM
Nice capture. I had no idea they were so colourful.

12 Jun 2014 4:45PM
Neither did I Val, this is the first I have captured, apparently there are over 7,000 species,
jdinne 13 16 England
12 Jun 2014 5:38PM
Excellent Fred great detail

Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
12 Jun 2014 6:13PM
Some good detail in this, nice spot Fred.

Best Matt
Mike_Smith Plus
9 314 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 7:34PM
Cracking macro shot Fred, sharp and detailed too
Teaka53 3 2 England
12 Jun 2014 8:19PM
No.2 has superb detail, wonderful pair of macros
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 8:28PM
This is an especially attractive shield bug, Fred.

I believe it's a Pentatoma rufipes, Red-legged Shieldbug, a final instar nymph in its colourful coat.
See here .
12 Jun 2014 8:33PM
Thanks Pamela,
Stunning macro captures, Fred.
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2014 10:41PM
Well detailed captures.Smile
14 Jun 2014 7:59AM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,

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