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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Traveling Plant Bug

This plant bug(lygus hesperus) was found wondering on a sunflower. It is dusted with large specks of pollen. Of all the arthropods, this one is actually called a bug.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Forest Grove, Oregon, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Joshua Coleman