Palomena prasina (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Pentatomidae)


Nymph Stages

Length: 11-14mm
Egg Nymph Adult
? June - October
(Earliest: 8.7)
August - June
(Earliest: 27.2, 28.8)

Protective Chemicals
Peptides Metalnikowin

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Meadows
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Alnus glutinosa Juices

Corylus avellana Juices

Fagus sylvatica Juices

Quercus robur Juices

Crataegus Juices

Malus sylvestris Juices

Populus tremula Juices

Medicago sativa Juices

Urtica dioica Juices

Heracleum sphondylium Juices

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Possible Food:
(Polyphagous)

Betula Juices

Prunus Juices

Rubus Juices

Cirsium Juices

Vicia Juices
Parasitoids:
Gymnosoma rotundatum Larva

Phasia hemiptera Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Tachinidae Larvae
Predators:
Rhynocoris annulatus

British Bugs: Palomena prasina
Nature Spot: Green Shieldbug - Palomena prasina
Virtual Fauna of the Lakeland: Green Shieldbug
Insektenbox: Grüne Stinkwanze
HYPP Zoology (INRA): Green Pentatomid Bug


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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