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Unknown bug, Like large squash bug.
Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 12:51 PM
Can you help identify this bug? It is like a very large squash bug and he he is gray on the top, has a white belly with a few greenish, blueish speckles on the bottom. It is about an inch and a half from head to tail.
Thanks.
An intellegent kid with his mom
N.C.

Leaf Footed Bug

Leaf Footed Bug

Dear Intelligent Kid,
Your insect is a Leaf Footed Bug or Big Legged Bug in the family Coreidae.  The species is Acanthocephala declivis and it does not have a common name.  You can verify the identification based on photos posted to BugGuide.

Leaf Footed Bug

Leaf Footed Bug

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