E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Anasa tristis (De Geer), 1773
Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug; Squash Bug
Family: Coreidae
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© Jacy (JC) Lucier  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13738)

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Distribution of Anasa tristis in British Columbia
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Introduction


The Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug, or Squash Bug, is a major pest on members of the Cucurbitaceae (the Cucumber plant family), in particular on squash and pumpkin crops. It is found in from Canada south to Central America (Alston 2008). Adults and immatures feed on leaves, fruit and vine.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
UnlistedUnlistedUnlistedUnlisted
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Coreus tristis

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General References


Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2022-01-25 2:21:58 AM]
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