Troilus luridus (Fabricius 1775) (Family Pentatomidae)


Eggs (18.5.07)


Nymphs Emerging (8.6.07)


Female Laying Eggs (13.5.07)


Nymph Feeding

Length: 10-13mm
Egg Nymph Adult
May - June
(Earliest: 13.5)
(7-12 Days)
June - September
(Earliest: 8.6)
(33-45 Days)
July - June
(Earliest: 13.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Possible Food:
Chrysomelidae

Syrphidae

Lepidoptera
Possible Food:
(Adult)

Betula Sap
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Tachinidae Larvae

British Bugs: Troilus luridus
Nature Spot: Sedate Shieldbug - Troilus luridus


Pictures © 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 J.K. Lindsey

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