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Leptoglossus phyllopus? - Leptoglossus phyllopus

Leptoglossus phyllopus? - Leptoglossus phyllopus
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
July 11, 2010
I found this critter today. Is it a Leptoglossus phyllopus?

Moved from ID Request.

Only this NA species has the characteristic straight light-colored bar across the "waist".

Leptoglossus phyllopus
my question is how to control these little pest. I have hundreds on my tomato plants. any help out there?

For what it's worth...
L. phyllopus looks right to this non expert.

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