What's it all about?

This site is simply somewhere to host the Shieldbug life stage compilations I have created, as a source of reference to anyone who might find them useful.

This is work in progress and will be added to, as and when possible.

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Photos

Please hover your mouse over each image to see species name and descriptions.

Most images are configured as follows (but some vary according to species):

Top left: eggs, then 1st instars/hatchlings, and 2nd instars

Centre left: 3rd instar, 4th instar and a dark form 5th/final instar

Bottom left: light form final instar, adult in spring colours and adult in autumn colours.