walwyn Sat, 05/30/2009 - 08:22
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Palomena prasina
Palomena prasina


When most people talk about shieldbugs it is this family that they are referring to. In some countries Pentatomidae can be serious pests, but in the UK they cause little damage, and some of the predatory species such as Picromus bidens are a biological control of leaf beetle and moth larvae.