Acanthocephala terminalis

Leaffooted Bug


Acanthocephala terminalis, Leaf-footed Bug in subfamily Coreinae

 

Family: Coreidae

Subfamily: Coreinae

Tribe: Acanthocephalini

Length: 20 - 22 mm

 

Harry Brailovsky comments that members of the subfamily Coreinae "are found primarily in the tropical and subtropical areas of the Western Hemisphere" (Brailovsky, 2002).

Acanthocephala terminalis has three dark, dull-colored antennal segments, with a bright yellow-orange segment at the apex.  The leaf-like flange on the hind tibia does not reach the apex of the tibia.


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