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Leaf-footed bug

Acanthocephala spp. or Leptoglossus fulvicornis or Family: Coreidae

Description:

Brown, shield shaped, and with widened back legs.

Habitat:

Urban

Notes:

I found this specimen on a hosta.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago
Leaf-footed bug
Acanthocephala spp. Genus Acanthocephala - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

I don't, because hubby was tapping his foot while I photographed yet another spotting. Lesson learned! I'll go back and try to find him.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Do you happen to have any other shots of this bug? A closer look at the pronotum (scooped section behind the head) might help narrow down the ID, or at least rule some things out. Thanks!

Branson, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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