Subject: leaf-footed bug
Location: Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, La. (near New Orleans)
December 5, 2012 12:25 am
I’m pretty sure this is a leaf-footed bug, but don’t know what kind. It doesn’t seem to have the white ”belts” of Leptoglossus phyllopus or zonatus, which seem to be the most common in Louisiana. And it has rounded wings, and doesn’t have the sorta swallowtail coat look of those bugs.
Signature: Janet McConnaughey

Leaf Footed Bug

Hi Janet,
You are correct that this is a Leaf Footed Bug in the family Coreidae, but it is not in the genus
Leptoglossus.  This individual is in the genus Acanthocephala and you can see some matching images on BugGuide.

Leaf Footed Bug

Location: Louisiana

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