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Brown Chilean leaf-footed bug

Scientific Name
Leptoglossus chilensis
Scientific Author
(Spinola, 1852)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Anisoscelini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Commodity Type

  • Viticulture

Description

Recorded pest of Grapes in Chile.

Other species of this genus feed on shoots and occasionally on fruits. Has been recorded as

causing fruit damage on citrus. Punctures the fruit and sucks juice.


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