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Western Leaf-footed Bug

Leptoglossus clypealis

Description:

About 20 mm in length, colored as shown. This specimen is missing one hemielytron.

Habitat:

Foothills of mountains with Gambel's Oak thickets as major vegetative component. Grasses, weeds, Opuntia spp. prickly-pear cacti, also.

Notes:

Feeds on seeds in berries, other fruits.

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BugEric
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BugEric

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2017
Submitted on Feb 12, 2018

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