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Leaf footed bug with gold wing membranes - Leptoglossus fulvicornis

Leaf footed bug with gold wing membranes - Leptoglossus fulvicornis
Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
November 10, 2006
Size: ~20 mm
This looks like an Acanthocephala femorata female to me. Note the antennae are reddish/orange top to bottom and the hind legs are less massive. I didn't see the gold wing membranes in the other images. Are these indicative of a different angle or different species? This was found on a Magnolia in my backyard. Sadly, she is sans left hind leg.

Moved from Acanthocephala femorata.
While proceeding in Coreids I found out. Hostplant is diagnostic, too.

Leafooted bug with gold wings on Magnolia
Thank you. I'm glad we got her ... I assume she's still a she ... figured out. As to the question of size, she is still at large, so I can't measure her directly, but a close approximation would be 20mm. I'll update the description to include that.

Magnolia again!
I just came across the case with two other pics, e.g.: , and I think you are right with your expressed hesitation. Compare arguments with the other pictures.

Can you remember (or estimate) size?

Moved to Acanthocephala femorata
I moved her to this page after futher review of the other female image. Still would be interested to hear about the gold wing membranes.

Moved from Leaffooted Bugs.

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