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Species Acanthocephala declivis

Acanthocephala - Acanthocephala declivis Leaf-footed bug? - Acanthocephala declivis leaf-footed bug - Acanthocephala declivis Leaffooted Bug - Acanthocephala declivis Triangle Bug - Acanthocephala declivis Acanthocephala declivis rescued from a Cat-Faced Spider (Araneus gemmoides) - Acanthocephala declivis BG2344 E7458 - Acanthocephala declivis Leaf-footed Bug - Acanthocephala declivis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Genus Acanthocephala
Species declivis (Acanthocephala declivis)
Explanation of Names
Acanthocephala declivis (Say 1832)
28-34 mm(1)
Humeral angles of pronotum broadly expanded, extending laterally well beyond maximum lateral abdominal margin. Metatibial flange broad until apex, then curving in at right angles to tibial shaft. Anterior pronotal lobe with 2 small shining blunt tubercles along midline.
so. US (NC-FL to MO-AZ) to Guatemala & Greater Antilles(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.