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squash bug

Amorbus rubiginosus

Description:

The general morphological features of Coreidae are an oval-shaped body, antennae composed of four segments, a numerously veined forewing membrane, a metathoracic stink gland and enlarged hind tibia.[1][3] Many species are covered with spines and tubercles They vary in size from 7 to 45 mm, making the larger species some of the biggest heteropterans. The body shape of coreids is quite variable, with some species broadly oval while others are slender.

Habitat:

Coreids are found throughout the world but most species are found in the tropics and subtropics.

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JuneMita
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JuneMita

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2013
Submitted on Jun 3, 2013

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