Coreidae -- Squash bugs and Leaffooted bugs





KEY CHARACTERS:

  • Head narrower than thorax
  • Ocelli present
  • Conspicuous scent glands on sides of
        thorax between middle and hind coxae
  • Many parallel veins in membranes of
        front wings
  • In leaffooted bugs, the hind tibia are
        expanded into thin, leaf-like plates






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    Last Updated:   11 November 2007
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    John R. Meyer
    Department of Entomology
    NC State University