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Species Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus

Leaffooted Bug (Coreidae) - Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus Leaffooted Bug (Coreidae) - Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus Hemipteran - Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus - male Hemipteran - Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus
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 Coreini
Genus Nisoscolopocerus
Species apiculatus (Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus)
Explanation of Names
Nisoscolopocerus apiculatus Barber, 1928
Size
~10 mm
Identification
body mottled gray, pear-shaped (abdomen expanded, head and thorax narrow); wings short in adult, barely covering anterior portion of abdomen; antennae apparently 3-segmented, bent laterally almost 90 degrees after first segment; terminal segment spindle-shaped
Range
w. Canada (AB-MB) to Mexico(1)
records from NM, NE, CO, AB(2)
Habitat
on the ground in dry fields and savannahs
See Also
some Aradidae have similar body shape