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Flag-footed Bug - Anisoscelis affinis

Flag-footed Bug - Anisoscelis affinis
Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA
November 6, 2009
Although there are U.S. specimens of this gorgeous passionvine-feeding bug dating to the 1940's, this species isn't listed in Henry & Froeschner (1988) "Catalog of the Heteroptera" (1)

Has been only recorded once per decade since the 1970's.

Shot at the Sabal Palm Sanctuary, se. Brownsville, Cameron Co., Texas

Specimen curated at the TAMUIC

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