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Subfamily Coreinae

Helmeted Squash Bug - Euthochtha galeator Leaffooted Bug - Acanthocephala declivis Leaf-footed bug - Narnia femorata Assassin Bug I think! - Leptoglossus 12 days later - Leptoglossus oppositus Leaf-footed Bug - Leptoglossus clypealis Anasa tristis? - Anasa tristis coreid / reduviid - Leptoglossus
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
Numbers
by far the largest subfamily(1)
Identification
Upper surface not thickly beset with small setae-bearing granules. First antennal segment rarely shorter than head length. Hind coxae widely separated. Apex of hind tibiae without a projecting spine. Hind femora rarely curved and strongly clavate. Head much narrow and shorter than pronotum. Bucculae reaching behind insertion of antennae. Length usually 10 mm or more.
Works Cited
1.Biodiversity of the Heteroptera
Henry T.J. 2009. In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.