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Plant Bug (Hemiptera) Feeding Damage on Leaf This is probably feeding damage from plant bugs. Plant bugs feed by piercing leaves with their piercing mouthparts, injecting an enzyme into the leaf, and then sucking up the partially digested fluid.<br />
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Plant Bug (Hemiptera) Feeding Damage on Leaf

This is probably feeding damage from plant bugs. Plant bugs feed by piercing leaves with their piercing mouthparts, injecting an enzyme into the leaf, and then sucking up the partially digested fluid.

Habitat: Mesic forest

    comments (2)

  1. Can't say I ever noticed this, very interesting! Posted 6 months ago
    1. I don't ususally see leaves with this much damage, so it's easy to miss. Posted 6 months ago

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Uploaded Jan 22, 2022. Captured May 31, 2021 11:26 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm