Leaf-footed bug

When last we met an Acanthrocephala terminalis, in Massachusetts, I wasn’t on such firm ground about why its common name was “leaf-footed bug.” At Storm King in Mountainville, NY, we found another, which more clearly illustrates the source of the name. Evidently, the males display more of the leaf-like shape on the hind legs than the females.

1 Response to “Leaf-footed bug”

  1. 1 amarilla October 28, 2010 at 9:03 am

    Damn stylish. Edward Scissorhands eat your heart out.

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