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Bug on Marigold - Acanthocephala

Bug on Marigold - Acanthocephala
Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
April 25, 2009
Size: about an inch
I found this bug crawling on my marigolds in the back yard near my milkweed plants. At first glace I thought it was a spider because of the way it moved, nut then realized it wasn't. It has a flat bottom area.


Moved from Leaffooted Bugs.

Moved from True Bugs.

Leaf-footed bug nymph.
This is a nymph of a leaf-footed bug (family Coreidae) in the genus Acanthocephala.

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