The Living Forest (346) : Hawthorn Shield Bug

The Living Forest (346) : Hawthorn Shield Bug

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The Living Forest (346) : Hawthorn Shield Bug

The hawthorn shield bug is an insect living in forests across Europe.
It’s a big consumer of hawthorn berries, hence its name.

Like many so-called "stink bugs", it may release unpleasant odours when disturbed.

Dutch name : Meidoornkielwants
German name : Wipfel-Stachelwanze
Latin name : Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

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