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Leaf-footed bug

Description:

It is a Leptoglossus oppositus, which looks very much like Leptoglossus fulvicornis but can be distinguished from it by its deeper scallops in the leaf-like feature of the hind tibia (according to EOL) and by its three white spots across the back (according to bugguide.net).

Habitat:

urban (backyard)

Notes:

He is the member of the leaf-footed bug family Coreidae, becouse of the wide flanges on its rear legs.


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Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Lat: 38.92, Long: -77.03

Spotted on Sep 10, 2010
Submitted on Sep 13, 2010

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