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Species Acanthocephala alata

Leaf-footed bug - Acanthocephala alata Acanthocephala alata (Burmeister) - Acanthocephala alata Leaf-footed Bug - Acanthocephala alata Leaf-footed Bug ? - Acanthocephala alata Acanthocephala alata, new to US? - Acanthocephala alata Acanthocephala alata - female Acanthocephala alata - female Acanthocephala alata - female
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
Genus Acanthocephala
Species alata (Acanthocephala alata)
Explanation of Names
Acanthocephala alata (Burmeister 1835)
Identification
Per WonGun Kim, the large dark spot in the center of the pronotum and the dark first to third antennal segments distinguish it from A. declivis
Range
*c. TX to Panama(1)(*BG data)
Season
Apr-Dec (BG data)