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2015_Day 173: Leaf-footed bug(ger) getting tomatoes 

For the last month, I thought the birds were pecking away on my tomatoes, leaving them pocked with a hole here and there. Tonight, though, it was worse, with half of the bigger tomatoes with holes this size.
I saw this bug last night, but it got away, only to reappear today. It did not escape my wrath tonight.
A little time on the internet tells me it’s the leaf-footed bug, which I don’t recall seeing in Wisconsin. I’m not sure if it’s totally responsible for the pocked tomatoes, but it’s getting the blame right now. I’ll have to keep a close eye on the ‘maters and dispose quickly of the bugs I find.

I hope I can keep it in check or my tomatoes are in trouble.