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Leaf-footed bug - Acanthocephala declivis

Leaf-footed bug - Acanthocephala declivis
Lake Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, Texas, USA
August 11, 2007
Although I previously photographed an Acanthocephala declivis at the camp, the spike on the hind leg of this individual looks like an identifier for Acanthocephala femorata. Can someone verify?

Moved from Acanthocephala.

No, it´s declivis.
I guess the femoral spines are not that diagnostic - other characters fit perfectly.

The two look so similar - the femoral spines were the only difference I noticed right away.

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