Family Coreidae – Squashbugs


Also called Leatherbugs, there are 11 species in the UK within 10 genera.


Dock Bug Coreus marginatus

Dock Bug Coreus marginatus

Sometimes called the ‘Brown Squash Bug’, ‘Squash Bug’ or ‘Dock Leaf Bug’, this is a large brownish shield bug with rounded shoulders and orange to peach coloured striped hard wing base. It also has two tiny horns between its dark-tipped antennae.

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