genus Leptoglossus


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Noun1.genus Leptoglossus - leaf-footed bugsgenus Leptoglossus - leaf-footed bugs      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Coreidae, family Coreidae - squash bugs and leaf-footed bugs
leaf-foot bug, leaf-footed bug - large sap-sucking bug with leaflike expansions on the legs
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Coreids of the genus Leptoglossus Guerin (Coreinae) comprise a large group of phytophagous insects that are characterized by dilated posterior tibiae in the form of a leaf --the so-called leaf-footed bugs.
This lack of records includes the species of the genus Leptoglossus, especially with respect to their possible associations with wild plants in the border regions of plantations.
A revision of the genus Leptoglossus Guerin (Hemiptera: Coreidae).