Take Cover, You Shield Bugs!

These aren’t quite so … umm, … monochromatic as the stinkbugs, their close relatives. In fact, I called these two “chalice bugs” on account of the yellow or green goblets emblazoned on their tough carapaces, until fellow WordPress blogger Elle enlightened me on their proper name … shield bugs!

Shield Bugs 2

And this shot shows said bugs getting a little closer. In the interests of the younger WordPressย bloggers, we’ll just keep it G- rated and finish off with this photo. No birds or bees involved, but you get the picture. Even if it’s not really there.

Shield Bugs 3


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