This article contains a list of the species of Shield Bugs recorded in Britain.

The total number of species recorded is 46.

Superfamily Pentatomoidea

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

Family Acanthosomatidae - The Parent Bugs

Family Scutelleridae - The Jewel Bugs

Tritomegas bicolor

Family Cydnidae - The Burrower Bugs

Family Thyreocoridae - The Ebony Bugs

Pentatoma rufipes
Zicrona caerulea

Family Pentatomidae - The Lesser Shield Bugs



  1. ^ Thyreocoris scarabaeoides is called the Negro Bug in Evans, Martin and Roger Edmondson (2005) A photographic guide to the Shieldbugs and Squashbugs of the British Isles (page ref p. 52) and in Southwood, T. R. E. and Dennis Leston (1959) Land and water bugs of the British Isles (page ref p.29)
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