leaf-footed bug

[ leef-foo t-id ]
/ ˈlifˌfʊt ɪd /

noun

any of numerous plant-sucking or predaceous bugs of the family Coreidae, typically having leaflike legs: several species are pests of food crops.

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schlep
Also called coreid bug.
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