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Leaffooted Bugs (Coreidae) nymph - Acanthocephala terminalis

Leaffooted Bugs (Coreidae) nymph - Acanthocephala terminalis
near to Pin Oak, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
June 3, 2010
beautiful blue
thanks for the ID Ken, Leaffooted Bugs (Coreidae) nymph

Moved from not yet identified nymphs.

For the rationale behind this move, see this forum thread.

Moved from ID Request.

the nymph of a Leaffooted Bug (Coreidae), not an Assassin Bug. Here's a similar one:

thanks Ken - I had a leaffooted identified last year on buggguide.
when I saw this one's proboscis I assumed Assassin.
the shimmer of blue in the sunlight was quite stunning.

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