Anoplocnemis curvipes

Anoplocnemis curvipes is a species of sap-sucking insect in the genus Anoplocnemis. They are native to sub-saharan Africa where they are considered a major pest of many types of agricultural plants such as trees and shrubs, including legumes. This has earned them the name leaf-wilter.[1]

Anoplocnemis curvipes
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Coreidae
Genus: Anoplocnemis
A. curvipes
Binomial name
Anoplocnemis curvipes
(Fabricius, 1781)


  1. ^ Schabel, Hans (2006). Forest Entomology in East Africa. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 1402046553.