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Can You See the Leaf?

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Once you've seen a leaffooted bug (genus Leptoglossus), you'll never forget it. If you look closely, you'll see a leaflike structure on each hind leg.  It's especially noticeable when the bug is on a brightly colored tomato or pomegranate. Lately...

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 5:52 PM
 
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