The Weird

Dock Bug (Coreus marginatus) early stage nymph. Wherever there is dock (Rumex) you are bound to spot a few of these living on it, feeding on the fruits and seeds. They pass through five stages before becoming an adult as in the last image. Double-click to get closer still …

Dock Bug Coreus marginatus early stage nymph

Dock Bug Coreus marginatus

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 7th July 2019
Place: Local field, Staffordshire

10 thoughts on “The Weird

  1. Oh! You mean that kind of dock! I thought you’d found a special bug on a different kind of dock — the wooden ones that are home to other sorts of weird creatures!

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