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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Acanthocephalini

Leaf-footed Bug - Acanthocephala terminalis Leaffooted Bug - Acanthocephala declivis Leaf Footed Bug - Acanthocephala terminalis Acanthocephala terminalis Acanthocephala femorata - female Brown bug - Acanthocephala terminalis Leaf Footed Bug ?? - Acanthocephala terminalis Srink bug with fancy edge - Acanthocephala terminalis
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 Acanthocephalini
Explanation of Names
Acanthocephalini Stål 1870
Numbers
4 spp. in one genus in our area(1), >100 spp. in 15 genera total(2)
Range
New World, mostly tropical(2)
Works Cited
1.Review of Acanthocephala (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae) of America north of Mexico with a key to species
McPherson J.E., Packauskas R.J., Sites R.W., Taylor S.J., Bundy C.S., Bradshaw J.D., Mitchell P.L. 2011. Zootaxa 2835: 30-40.
2.Livermore L.J.R., Lemaître V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0