A pretty disastrous weekend with the Panny, so one from the archives this morning, taken with my trusty Olly
Syromastus rhombeus, or rhombic leather shield bug, is quite rare, and is the only shield bug to be found with such a broad and distinctly diamond-shaped abdomen. It favours coastal regions and dry habitats such as grassland, heathland and sand.
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