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Stilt bugs

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People in Texas really do call these critters stilt bugs because of their long legs. I often find these insects, which I’m told are probably in the genus Jalysus, on downy gaura, Gaura parviflora; that was the case at Tejas Camp in Williamson County on the partly cloudy morning of April 26, when mating was the order of the day.

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© 2012 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

July 6, 2012 at 5:49 AM

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