Palomena prasina (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Pentatomidae)


Couple

Winter


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

Beech Forest

Meadows

Gardens
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 Common Green Shieldbug
Nature Spot: Common Green Shieldbug - Palomena prasina
Insektenbox: Grüne Stinkwanze


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