Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Coreinae

Squash Bug - Anasa tristis Bloodsucking Conenoses (Triatoma) ? - Leptoglossus oppositus nymph - Anasa tristis Unknown leaf-footed bug - Acanthocephala Leaf footed bug on a cold January day - Acanthocephala declivis Acanthocephala alata - female Leptoglossus - Leptoglossus brevirostris Some sort of Leaf-footed Bug (Coreidae)? - Acanthocephala terminalis
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), with close to 800 spp. in >150 genera arranged into 12 tribes worldwide(2); 33 genera in 10 tribes represented in our area
Range
worldwide(2)
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.
2.Livermore L.J.R., Lemaître V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0