Green Shieldbug - adult in autumn colours

I go from brown in summer to blue in winter, whilst they go from green to brown.

 

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  • Lady Bug-Hunter (Strictly Amateur) PRO 4y

    Know what you mean... in my case it's blue and purple... dratted steroids!

    It's a lovely picture. I haven't found any brown green ones yet, although I saw one with brown patches on its shoulders the other day.
  • afterforty‽ PRO 4y

    Lady Bug-Hunter (Strictly Amateur)
    I see few in autumn - but lots in spring. That is when to look out for them.
  • Conall PRO 4y

    colour and texture are great on this.
    We have a frost here tonight and central heating on the blink so I could be a bit blue too tonight.
  • J.J. PRO 4y

    That's a nice find. Not seen any in winter coats yet.
  • Martin D. Parr PRO 4y

    Lovely! Could almost mistake that for a forest shieldbug, what a dramatic change!!
  • Amg80 PRO 4y

    Wow cool shot
  • afterforty‽ PRO 4y

    Martin D. Parr
    Try looking for Hawthorn Shieldbugs - they take on glorious autumn colours: flic.kr/p/8MFfES
  • Ainm Eile PRO 4y

    Very handsome!

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  • Ash PRO 4y

    Great texture.
  • Fenwalker1 PRO 4y

    I have been seing Sloe, Hawthorn, Green and Birch ones but all are pretty much in normal colours so far will keep looking! Beautiful shot :-)
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Taken on November 5, 2011
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