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Western Leaf-footed Bug

Leptoglossus clypealis


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


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


Feeds on seeds in berries, other fruits.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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

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