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For the United States & Canada

Species Leptoglossus brevirostris

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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 brevirostris (Leptoglossus brevirostris)
Explanation of Names
Leptoglossus brevirostris Barber 1918
Size
Less than 14.3 mm
Identification
Reduced irregular yellow-white cross-stripe is mostly confined to veins. Otherwise similar to L. phyllopus, except smaller in size (L. phyloppus is larger than 14.3 mm)
Range
sw. US (TX-CA) & nw. Mexico(1)