Cermatulus nasalisCommon name: Predatory Shield Bug

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: This bug was approximately 10 millimetres long.

Remarks: This bug eats other invertebrates. It is a predator of soft-bodied insects, including caterpillars. Is considered an important predator of agricultural pests including pear and cherry slug (larva of the sawfly Caliroa cerasi).

It was photographed in January.


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