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Tribe Anisoscelini

A cute little Leptoglossus occidentalis - Leptoglossus occidentalis Leaf-footed bug - Leptoglossus zonatus Leaf Footed Bug - Leptoglossus phyllopus proboscis, western conifer seed bug - Leptoglossus occidentalis Acanthocephala pictus - Phthia picta Narnia Leptoglossus zonatus Leptoglossus
Classification
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
Tribe Anisoscelini
Explanation of Names
20 spp. in 4 genera in our area, ~160 spp. in 28 genera worldwide(1)
Range
New World, primarily neotropical, with one sp. (Leptoglossus occidentalis) reaching Canada; L. gonagra pantropical, L. occidentalis introduced to Europe(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Livermore L.J.R., Lemaître V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0
2.Heteroptera of economic importance
Schaefer C.W., Panizzi A.R. (eds). 2000. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 828 pp.