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Leaf-footed bug nymph

Acanthocephala terminalis

Description:

Late instar of A. terminalis. You can see the wings developing.

Notes:

see earlier instar, metallic blue: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/322...

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3 Comments

MeganM
MeganM 7 years ago

It turns out this is a nymph, late instar of a very common leaf-footed bug. Spotting updated 7/20

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice series, Megan! The first photo is especially nice. You could submit this to BugGuide.net to get an exact ID. That site is hosted by Iowa State University.

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago

A leaf-footed bug of some kind.

MeganM
Spotted by
MeganM

Maquoketa, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Aug 16, 2012
Submitted on Aug 16, 2012

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