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Giant Leaf-footed Bug

Acanthocephala declivis

Description:

Large, intimidating bugs that are mostly harmless although they can spew some pretty noxious odorants. They are true "BUGS" because they possess piercing-sucking mouthparts that they insert into plant tissues, especially developing fruits, to extract liquified food.

Habitat:

Wildlife habitat yard.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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