|Nymphs on a squash plant|
(De Geer), 1773
This is the "squash bug" of North America, but properly it is known as orange-tipped leaf-footed bug, since "squash bug" is a name applied to any common Coreidae species that include Cucurbita among their host plants. In Europe, for example, the dock bug (Coreus marginatus) is "the" squash bug.
- Arnold, 2001
- True Bugs
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