Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephala terminalis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephala terminalis)

large, about an inch long. distinctive orange-tipped antennae thus “terminalis”. Parasitize by Tachinid flies, who are pollinators.

Learn: http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/insects/bugs/leaffooted/leaffooted.htm#acantho

Shown on Florida Native Plant (Lonicera sempervirens) CORAL HONEYSUCKLE; TRUMPET HONEYSUCKLE

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