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Tribe Anisoscelini

Western Conifer Seed Bug - Leptoglossus occidentalis Leaf footed bug? - Leptoglossus phyllopus Lots of these guys around my house - Leptoglossus occidentalis Leptoglossus sp.? - Chondrocera laticornis Aphid type Bug on Sweet Alyssum, Lobularia maritima - Leptoglossus Leptoglossus oppositus Coreidae - Leptoglossus clypealis L. fulvicornis or zonatus? - 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
Tribe Anisoscelini
Explanation of Names
20 spp. in 4 genera in our area, ~160 spp. in 28 genera worldwide(1)
Range
New World, primarily neotropical, with one sp. (Leptoglossus occidentalis) reaching Canada; L. gonagra pantropical, L. occidentalis introduced to Europe(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Livermore L.J.R., Lemaître V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0
2.Heteroptera of economic importance
Schaefer C.W., Panizzi A.R. (eds). 2000. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 828 pp.