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Lygus bug, Seed Bug

Lygus hesperus


Small pale green bug, about 1/4 inch or so total length with brighter heart-shaped mark just behind the head.


Found this bug in the flower beds at Hyland Hills Adventure Golf in Westminster, Colorado.


Learned that the heart-shaped marking is called a "scutellum."

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Bob Krugmire
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Bob Krugmire

Westminster, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2013
Submitted on Sep 9, 2013

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