Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
terminalis refers to the contrasting terminal (apical) antennal segment
Apical segment of antenna orange or yellowish, contrasting sharply with the dark segments 1-3; metatibial flange wavy-margined, narrowing distally and extending only two-thirds the length of the tibia; pronotum covered with golden hairs and with small but distinct tubercles; abdomen sinuate in outline, the sides of the abdomen bulging outward beyond the wings when viewed from above.
Nymphs (approximate instar order):
e. US & so. ON west to CO-TX; this is the only Acanthocephala species known north of NC-OK
shrubs in woodlands/wood edges; fields and meadows
adults in spring and summer