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Dock Bugs



Scientific name:  Coreus marginatus

Size:  Approximately 14mm

Distribution:  Found throughout the southern and central areas of the UK.

Months seen:  April to October

Food:  Plant sap - mainly dock

Habitat: Hedgerows, edges of fields, woodland edges, parks and gardens.

Special features:  Dock Bugs are a dusty brown colour, with dark brown coloured wing membranes.  They have orange coloured antennae with black tips.






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