Mystery Insect of the Week: Fall Colors?

Our family just got back from a week in western New York enjoying the fall foliage.

fall-foliage

Then I spotted this bug.

fall-color-bug-1

It looks like it has fall colors, too.

fall-color-bug-2

Do you know what kind it is or why it is this color?

If you choose, leave a comment with your idea.

 

2 Comments

  1. usha

    APHID

  2. Roberta

    You were definitely on the right track. The insect has sucking mouthparts like an aphid.

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