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Species Leptoglossus ashmeadi

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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
Genus Leptoglossus
Species ashmeadi (Leptoglossus ashmeadi)
Explanation of Names
Leptoglossus ashmeadi Heidemann 1909
Identification
has an unusually broad, orange crossbar (wider than in L. phyllopus) and prominent orange-yellow margins on the pronotum; antennae black
Range
FL-MS(1)(2)
Food
host: mistletoe(2)
Works Cited
1.Livermore L.J.R., LemaƮtre V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0
2.Coreidae of Florida (Hemiptera, Heteroptera).
Baranowski, R.M. and J.A. Slater. 1986. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas. Vol. 12, no. 630. viii + 82 pp.