Red-legged Shieldbug Pentatoma rufipes (Linnaeus, 1758) ....Nymph stages
Early instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Eakring September 18th 2010.   Early instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Eakring September 18th 2010.
 
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Early instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Sherwood Forest May 29th 2006.   Early instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 16th 2009.
 
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Mid-instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Budby South Forest, June 2009.   Late instar P. rufipes nymph, photographed at Forest Town Mansfield June 24th 2006.
 
 
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