Gonocerus acuteangulatus

Box Bug

The Box Bug (Gonocerus acuteangulatus) can be between 10 and 15 millimetres long and likes to feed on unripe berries. It can be distinguished from the related and similar-looking Dock Bug (Coreus marginatus) by its narrower habitus.

I discovered the specimen shown here on the unripe berries of a dogwood at the beginning of June.

Box Bug
Box bug in early June on the green berries of a dogwood (Cornus sp.).

Family

Coreidae

Gonocerus acuteangulatus

Distribution

Gelöscht: Asia, Europe

Habitats

Bushes, hedges, forest edges

Categories: Beetles, Bugs & Cockroaches | Insects