Gorse Shieldbug Piezodorus lituratus

Gorse Shieldbug
Gorse Shieldbug
The Gorse Shieldbug, also spelled Shield Bug, is common through much of the UK. It is usually associated with gorse but uses many other plants as well.
Gorse Shieldbug
Gorse Shieldbug
Gorse Shieldbug underside
Spring and early summer individuals are two-tone green with red antennae but later adults have brown around the scutellum (shield) prior to turning completely reddish brown in winter.
Gorse Shieldbug It is a fairly large bug
Gorse Shieldbug Gorse bug with Box bug