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Genus Anisoscelis

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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 Anisoscelini
Genus Anisoscelis
Explanation of Names
Anisoscelis Latreille 1829
Numbers
A single species in our area, 11 spp. total(1)
Identification
metatibial expansion huge, as wide and almost as long as the bug's body
Range
neotropical genus ranging into southernmost TX (Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville)
Food
Passionflowers (Passifloraceae)
Remarks
Not listed in(2)