Shield Bug?

Shield Bug?

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This bug was on a honeysuckle in my garden yesterday. I think it's a Shield Bug but am not entirely sure as I didn't see the back of it.
Also the thing coming out of it's mouth, is it part of it or a meal?

I have tried to find out what it is but have had no luck, so am sticking to my first thoughts of a Shield Bug.

I would be grateful if someone can confirm its name.

Lens: Sigma EX 105mm
25/05/2009 - 11:50paullucas
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/180
Aperturef/5.6
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length105mm
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Draken

Link Posted 25/05/2009 - 12:06
I think you're right about it being a sheild bug.
http://www.earthsfriends.com/files/images/green-shield-bug.jpg
Looks very much alike that little fella.

Nice pic
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Rees

Link Posted 25/05/2009 - 16:01
I do not know what kind of bug it is, but I do know it is an excellent capture of the subject - well taken.
Not everything in life is Black & White, If only it were!
Kind Regards,
Rees

Cliff-P

Link Posted 25/05/2009 - 19:01
Agree with Rees, top shot
Cliff.




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