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Genus Piezogaster

Squash Bug - Piezogaster calcarator - male Leaffooted Bug 02m - Piezogaster calcarator - male leaf-footed bug - Piezogaster Leaf-Footed Bugs - Piezogaster - female My guess is Euthochtha galeator - Piezogaster Bug - Piezogaster calcarator Heteroptera - Piezogaster Leaf-footed Bug - Piezogaster
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 Nematopini
Genus Piezogaster
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archimerus Burmeister 1835
Explanation of Names
Piezogaster Amyot & Serville 1843
'flattened belly'
4 spp. in our area, 33 total(1)(2)
16-21 mm(3)
revised in(4)
e. US to CO-AZ to Brazil & Bolivia(5)(2)
See Also

In Piezogaster, note the hairy antennae, the shorter, stouter scape, and (in males) the bent hind tibiae (comments)