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Please Help!! What Bug Is This?

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2006
by roddie on September 16, 2006 04:41 AM
Found it today in my conservatory  -
by Longy on September 16, 2006 07:17 PM
If you poke it around, does it stink? It looks like a citrus stink bug. Maybe known as something else in various parts of the planet but if so they are a sap sucker which will do damage to lush new growth on a variety of plants. Not a desirable insect to have.
Or i guess it could be a baby reindeer.....Like i'd know the difference!

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by roddie on September 17, 2006 04:58 AM
Many thanks for the reply. Having looked it up it seems we British call it the Green Shield Bug. Many thanks for helping though.
by Longy on September 18, 2006 07:18 PM
Green Shield Bug
Yeah mate, that'll be a sap suckin bludger in Oz speak . Fair dinkum. You don't want them. They are bad.

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