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Giant Agave Bug, Acanthocephala thomasi, on agave flower stalk. The stylet-like mouthparts of the insect on the right can be clearly seen piercing the agave leaf. This species is one of the leaf-footed bugs, Family Coreidae, Subfamily: Coreinae, Tribe: Acanthocephalini. Found in desert regions of West TX, NM,a nd AZ into MX. Photo Big Bend National Park, TX.
Model release not required. Property release not required.