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Leaf-footed bug

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bayucca 9 years ago

I agree with Coreidae, Leaf-footed bug (please, correct the mis-spelling) and it is a nymph. But I am not sure if this really is Leptoglossus phyllopus, I am not even sure if it is a Leptoglossus sp.. Nymphs are often almost impossible to ID. I certainly see some similarities with Leptoglossus phyllopus, but I would not dare to confirm that. These nymphs are showing an amazing change in appearance during the different stages:
unid nymph, which looks very similar to yours:
If you are sure you may leaf it as Leptoglossus phyllopus. if you are not sure I personally would go with Leaf-footed Bug Nymph and Coreidae.

joelbtrevino 9 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Nicely captured... its physical structure... and shades... beautifully presented.... True Nature photography.... Its a Leaf footed Bug.

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Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 26, 2012

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