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Walkingstick

Diapheromera femorata

Aster leafhopper

Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

Aster leafhopper

Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota


Size: 2 2/3 - 4 inches long

Description: Large twig-like insect, brown to green in color with long antennae.

Where/When: Can be seen from late July through August on and around hardwood trees.

Significance: Feeds on leaves of some hardwood trees, especially oaks, but feeding is usually not severe.

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