Taxonomy

Coreus marginatus | Dock Bug

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not assessed.

Species Biology

Identification

This species has a broad abdomen, a dull brown colour and two small points on its head between the antennae. Its shape is very distinctive, broadest in the final third.  

Habitat

Hedgerows and marginal 'waste' ground in dense herbaceous vegetation.

Life cycle

Adults can be found throughout the year. Nymphs occur in June to September.

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Occurs in the southern part of Ireland. 

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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