FAMILY COREIDAE (Leaf-footed Bugs)

Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Coreidae-Thasus neocalifornicus-Giant Mesquite Bug (L)

Thasus neocalifornicus

Santa Cruz County, Arizona
June 25, 2022
Coordinates: 31.335334, -110.938104
Elevation: 3,932 ft
Size: 35 mm
Over a hundred of large nymphs and a few teneral adults 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
Teneral specimen

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