Leaffooted Bug

I mistook this insect for a type of Assassin Bug, which has a potent sting. For this reason, I used a telephoto setting to photograph this penny-sized insect, and then enlarged the photo using photo-editing software. It is actually a Leaffooted Bug (Leptoglossus phyllopus), which gets its name from its flattened back legs. The malesContinue reading “Leaffooted Bug”