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The New World tribe Aconophorini includes the genera Aconophora, Calloconophora, and Guayaquila, as well as the genus Acanthicoides, which is of uncertain position because its type species is based on a presently unidentifiable nymphal specimen. Members of the tribe are gregarious and subsocial, with females guarding their egg-masses and usually remaining with their offspring throughout nymphal development. They occur from sea level to elevations of more than 3000 m, in habitats ranging from tropical forests to dessert.

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