Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Rocconota annulicornis

Assassin Bug - Rocconota annulicornis Assassin - Rocconota annulicornis Kentucky Hemiptera - Rocconota annulicornis Assassin - Rocconota annulicornis bug071919 - Rocconota annulicornis Rocconota annulicornis Rocconota annulicornis Assassin Bug - Rocconota annulicornis - Canada first? - Rocconota annulicornis
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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Rocconota
Species annulicornis (Rocconota annulicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rocconota annulicornis (Stål)
Orig. Comb: Acanthaspis annulicornis Stål, 1874
Size
16-20 mm(1)
Identification
Stout, elongate-oval, reddish to yellowish, covered with fine yellowish hairs; four prominent spines on pronotum; antennomere 1 has two broad brown bands, with only a short acute spine behind each antennal base. Profemora incrassate. First beak segment about the same length as second; head gradually (not abruptly) narrowed behind. Spines on head pale, half as long as interocular space; hemelytra wholly pale(1)(2)(3)
Range
e US (NY-FL to MO-TX) - Map (4)(5)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.A Literature-based Key to REDUVIIDAE (Heteroptera) of Florida
3.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
4.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)