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31 March 2017
A Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina, rested on an Alexander leaf on the verge if the area of mown grassland at the top of Chanctonbury Drive, north Shoreham.

27 March 2017
A Squash Bug, Coreus, rested on an Alexander leaf on the verge of the Waterworks Road, Old Shoreham.



7 April 2015
A Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina, rested on an Alexander leaf on the verge of the Waterworks Road, Old Shoreham.

22 April 2013
A Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina, rested on an Alexander leaf on the verge of the Waterworks Road, Old Shoreham.

24 April 2012
 
This Fire Bug, Pyrrocoris apterus, was photographed at the end of April in Sompting, under the Mallow plants beside the A27 just on from Lyons Farm. They were mating. More Bugs

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20 June 2012

Squash Bug, Coreus

3 April 2011
At the top of Buckingham Park, Shoreham, I spotted my first shield bug of the year: the Hawthorn Shield Bug, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale.

9 May 2009
The whirring green insect that landed on me was a Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina, the first noted in 2009.


23 May 2008
This small bug was spotted on Green Alkanet on the Waterworks Road, Old Shoreham. 

I could not find this in the Beetles. It is the Bug  Mirius striatus

 
30 July 2007

This bug rested on an Ivy leaf on the western part of the Pixie Path

This must be the Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina.

 
3 June 2007

This bug rested on a Bramble leaf on the northern part of the Slonk Hill bank near the road signs.

It was the Hairy Shield Bug, Dolycoris baccarum

It was the only one seen. 
 
24 April 2007
Squash Bugs, Coreus, have been seen in the last few days, a few at a time and mostly ignored.
 
9 April 2007
My first Squash Bug, Coreus, of 2007 was seen clearly in the Butterfly Copse, near the Waterworks Road.
2 March 2007
In a brief burst of early afternoon sunshine, I came across my first bugs (x 2) of the year at the top of Chanctonbury Drive (SE of the bridge to Mill Hill). 

This must be the Common Green Shield Bug, Palomena prasina.

 
18 May 2006
Two Squash Bugs, Coreus, were mating on vegetation on the verges of the Waterworks Road.

24 April 2006

Common Green Shield Bugs, Palomena prasina

Common Green Shield Bugs, Palomena prasina, were mating on the Stinging Nettles on the verges of the Waterworks Road.
 


18 December 2005
 
A Juniper Shield Bug, Elasmostethus tristriatus, came into our south Lancing house (TQ 185 046) on some conifer branches we are using for decorations.

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Report, Identification and Photograph by Ray Hamblett (Lancing Nature Gallery)
on Lancing Nature Notes
3 & 15 August 2005
The mirid bug Deraeocoris ruber is confirmed in my south Lancing garden (TQ 185 046).
Report by Ray Hamblett (Lancing Nature Gallery) on the Lancing Bug Gallery

15 May 2005
The Squash Bugs, Coreus, were mating on vegetation on the verges of the Waterworks Road.

Squash Bugs

This is the commonest of the local Heteropteran "Shield Bugs" are found in the warmer months on waste land and in gardens.



7 May 2005
 
Woundwort Shield Bugs, Eysarcoris fabricii

There is only one recorded local location of the Woundwort Shield Bugs, Eysarcoris fabricii, in Mash Barn Lane, Lancing.


This bug settled on my bicycle parked underneath an Elderberry bush

4 October 2004
The Heteropteran "Shield Bug" in the photograph on the right was associated with an Elderberry bush on Mill Hill. Despite this, this is the Hawthorn Shield Bug, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale.

This bug is a widespread and frequently seen species.


22 June 2004
A female Meadow Plant Bug, Leptopterna dolabrata, is recorded in Malthouse Meadow, Sompting.
Report by Ray Hamblett (Lancing Nature Gallery) on the Lancing Bug Gallery

Lancing Bug Gallery (by Ray Hamblett)

Species:

HEMIPTERA

Mirid Bug, Deraeocoris ruber
Red Bug, Deraeocoris ruber
Water Boatman, Notonecta glauca
Pond Skater, Gerris lacustris
Meadow Plant Bug, Leptopterna dolabrata
Squash Bug, Coreus marginatus
Potato Capsid. Calocoris norvegicus
Hawthorn Shield  Bug, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale
Woundwort Shield Bug, Eysarcoris fabricii
 

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