Found these all over our Juniper bushes and I have scoured this site for them. What are they and are they a pest or help in the garden? This guy without his/her antennae is about the size of nickel or so. Lots of young on the bushes too. The hind legs are kind of leaf-like.
Adam W.

Hi Adam,
Scour on down to the True Bugs pages. Just for fun, we tried the search engine, typing in your most obvious words: “juniper, legs, leaf-like” and sure enough we were led to the correct page. This is a Western Leaf-Footed Bug, Leptoglossus clypealus, which is found on juniper. They use their sucking mouthparts to draw fluids from the plants.

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