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Friday, 16 May 2014

Bugs and Beetles

Today at Sunnybank, Todmorden I saw these click beetles mating on an Aspen stem; there were a few others but they all jumped off.

Then 2 shield bugs, which I think are Parent Bugs, Elasmucha grisea, which feed on Birch leaves. Can anyone confirm this?



                                                     
                                                         Click Beetle
 
                                                          Parent Bug


 
                               
 
 

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