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Brown Chilean leaf-footed bug

Scientific Name
Leptoglossus chilensis
Scientific Author
(Spinola, 1852)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Anisoscelini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
High
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Chile, Til Til, C° Vizcachas, 18 December 2005, Leg: S. Rothmann
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museums Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Leptoglossus is a genus of true bugs in the leaf-footed bug family. Several species are economic pests of agricultural crops. Like members of some other genera in the family, these bugs have leaflike dilations of the hind tibia.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
27/10/2011 02:30 AEST
Last Updated
28/10/2011 14:55 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) Brown Chilean leaf-footed bug (Leptoglossus chilensis) Updated on 10/28/2011 2:55:16 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

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