Submitted by AJ Cann on Sun, 30/08/2020 - 09:40
    Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    A new shieldbug has been recorded in Leicester. More...

    A Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys, was recorded in Leicester on 20th August 2020. This is one of very few UK records for this invasive species. This shieldbug is similar to Hairy Shieldbug (Sloe Bug), Dolycoris baccarum. Further research is currently being conducted into this insect in VC55. 

    Derfra factsheet: 
    https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/assets/factsheets/halyomorpha-halys-defra-pest-factsheet-v3.pdf