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Western Conifer Seed Bug

Leptoglossus occidentalis


About 18-20 mm in length, colored as shown.


Crawling on the exterior window of visitor's center, but natural habitat is mixed conifer forest.


Feeds on the developing cones of pine and other conifers. Overwinters as an adult insect, often seeking shelter indoors.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2014
Submitted on Feb 12, 2018

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