FAMILY COREIDAE (Leaf-footed Bugs)

Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Coreidae-Thasus neocalifornicus-Giant Mesquite Bug FIFTH INSTAR NYMPH (D)

Thasus neocalifornicus

Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.335334, -110.938104
Elevation: 3,932 ft
June 18, 2022
Over a hundred of these large nymphs were clustered on a hopbush plant, Dodonaea viscosa. Interestingly, no nymphs could be found on any of the other 21 hopbush plants in the hedge.
Determined by Salvador Vitanza

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