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Eastern leaf-footed bug

Leptoglossus phyllopus

Description:

It is a medium sized (coreidae) insect with brown legs, abdomen, and thorax. The name comes from the eastern distribution and the leaf pattern on the bottom of the legs. The abdomen has a white stripe through it.

Habitat:

Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.

Notes:

It is found throughout the southern United States from Florida to California, through Mexico and as far south as Costa Rica.

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Ornithoptera80
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Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jun 27, 2020
Submitted on Jun 30, 2020

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