Subject: Unknown insect
Geographic location of the bug: Princeton Jct., NJ
Time: 05:26 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: On a tomato in my home garden, my photo 10/14/21.
Two stages of same, obviously.
How you want your letter signed: Jan
We are relatively certain these are Leaf Footed Bug nymphs in the family Coreidae, but we are having difficulty nailing down the species.
3 thoughts on “Leaf Footed Bug Nymphs”
Theuy look like Leptoglossus.
Thanks Cesar. That was Daniel’s first thought but they seem so much more robust than most images of Leptoglossus nymphs.
They are indeed Leptoglossus nymphs. Based on the size and shape of the hind tibia plus the location, either L. oppositus or L. phyllopus