Giant mesquite bug

Thasus neocalifornicus

The giant mesquite bug, ''Thasus neocalifornicus'', is an insect found in Arizona, Baja California Sur, and New Mexico. It is known for its interesting chemical ecology, large size, and bright color.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHemiptera
FamilyCoreidae
GenusThasus
SpeciesT. neocalifornicus