Large brown shieldbug with very pointed, thorn-like, shoulders. Has a yellow tip to its scutellum.
Sites with long lush vegetation, especially bogs and other wetlands, woodland edge and hedgerows.
Adults may be found from July to November. Nymphs occur from May to August.
The very pointed shoulders distinguishes this species from Forest and Bronze Shieldbugs.
Occurs throughout Ireland.
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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