Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged 24/09/20
Elasmucha grisea, Common Names – Parent Bug (Shield bug type)
Conservation status – Common.
Category – Bugs
More Information: Largely restricted to silver birch trees the Parent bug is so named because she is a protective mother, guarding her eggs throughout thier duration and until her clutch become adults.
Parent bugs are pretty exclusive to silver birch trees and so it is in the den of Ten Acres where there is a large proportion of silver birch trees that you will find this critter.