What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Attacking my Tomatoes and Barbados Cherries
Location: Space Coast of Florida
July 3, 2011 4:35 pm
Sure would appreciate knowing what these are and how to eliminate them…
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Leaf Footed Bug Hatchlings

We believe these are Leaf Footed Bug Hatchlings in the genus Leptoglossus, but hatchlings are often difficult to identify conclusively.  There are several members in the genus Leptoglossus that can be found in Florida, and some feed on tomatoes.  Compare your insects to this photo on BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Florida

One Response to Leaf Footed Bug Hatchlings, we believe

  1. Andrea van de kleut says:

    found some on my ONE tomato ( burst open due to heavy rain fall). this is in North Carolina.

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