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Species Account for Eurygaster testudinaria

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Eurygaster testudinaria  (Geoffroy, 1785)
Tortoise Shieldbug
Heteroptera: Scutelleridae

Eurygaster testudinaria

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Taxonomic group: true bugs (Heteroptera) - Available county data

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Records: 53
First Record: 1985
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 16
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 16
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Eurygaster testudinaria
Eurygaster testudinaria
A shield bug Eurygaster testudinaria
A shield bug Eurygaster testudinaria

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 6 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 17 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 53 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Eurygaster testudinaria

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