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leaf bugs mating - Phymata - male - female

leaf bugs mating - Phymata - Male Female
Kingsley, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
August 12, 2017
Size: 1 - 2 cm
Similar to a leaffooted bug, but in this case, the "leafed" feet are the forefeet, not the hind feet. Couldn't find them under leafhoppers, planthoppers or treehoppers -- but I think they are in there somewhere...

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leaf bugs mating - Phymata - male - female leaf bugs mating - Phymata - male - female leaf bugs mating - anyone know the name? - Phymata - male - female

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Phymata: an Ambush Bug
Please be sure to crop your pics as close to "just the bug" as possible. Only you and the editors have the ability to see the full-size images. Everyone else is left looking at little bugs in a lot of unnecessary background. :)

You can simply click on "edit" under each image and upload a cropped version. It will replace the current image.

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