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Big-Eyed Toad Bug - Gelastocoris oculatus

Big-Eyed Toad Bug - Gelastocoris oculatus
Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
July 8, 2008
Unknown toad bug

Moved
Moved from Gelastocoris.

 
thanks for the sp. ID confirm
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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Gelastocoris
As is your other specimen; not sure about species though...

 
toad bug experts ?
Do think this is something Dr. Hamilton would know? I'm considering moving them to Hemiptera? I'm afraid if I move to Genus, getting to sp. won't happen there. Open to ideas. Thanks for the help Tim.

 
We do not have an expert in t
We do not have an expert in this group at the moment though Vassili may try to tackle this one. I'm not too familiar with this group myself. I suggest moving your images to genus level for the time being.

 
Gelastocoris oculatus?
With those big eyes it's likely to be Big-Eyed Toad Bug (Gelastocoris oculatus) and I agree that Vassili will bring it species.

 
sounds good, thank you both
for the help.

 
4 Gelastocoris according to University of Colorado
University of Colorado has 4 Gelastocoris in their collection. I can't find a key or images of all 4 sp. anywhere.

http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/Research/Entomology/Databases/Spplist/Species12.html

Gelastocoris bufo
Gelastocoris hungerfordi
Gelastocoris rotundatus
Gelastocoris oculatus

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