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Leaf Footed Bug



Spotted at our house in Independence, Missouri

1 Species ID Suggestions

Western Conifer Seed Bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis Species Leptoglossus occidentalis - Western Conifer Seed Bug - BugGuide.Net

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gatorfellows 8 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah. I look forward to more of your wonderful photos :)

AnitaNovak 8 years ago

Many thanks gatorfellows for helping to identify my little bug, comment and for the info on categories :-)

gatorfellows 8 years ago

Woops I forgot to mention that unknown spottings are still put in their appropriate category. Other category (starfish) is used for mollusks (e.g., squid, slugs, snails, worms, etc.) and other remaining marine invertebrates (e.g., nudibranches, jellyish, starfish, etc.).

gatorfellows 8 years ago

Yes it is a leaf foot bug - white zigzag stripe across hemelytra is an identifier Nice photo :)

AnitaNovak 8 years ago

Thank you so much Doren, I will look into it.

Doren B
Doren B 8 years ago

This appears to be a Leaf-footed Bug of the genus Leptoglossus, but I am not able to tell which species it may be.
Here is a guess, but you would really need to compare it with other members of this genus:

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Independence, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Oct 19, 2003
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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