"I saw this insect while taking the compost bin back in today. Any idea what species this is? It was about an inch long (including antennae). I found it in Seattle, Washington, USA. Thanks for all you do! - AppleAtti”
Hi! 
This is some species of Leaf Footed Bug in the family Coreidae.  Coreidae is a large family, so I am not sure of the species.  It looks similar to the Western Conifer Seed bug, but that is not an exact match.  All of Coridae are herbivorous.  Many insects in this family feed on squash.  They use their piercing mouth part to stab their food (usually vegis, fruit or seeds) and suck up any juices.  It’s a pretty bug, huh?

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"I saw this insect while taking the compost bin back in today. Any idea what species this is? It was about an inch long (including antennae). I found it in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Thanks for all you do! 
- AppleAtti”

Hi! 

This is some species of Leaf Footed Bug in the family Coreidae.  Coreidae is a large family, so I am not sure of the species.  It looks similar to the Western Conifer Seed bug, but that is not an exact match.  All of Coridae are herbivorous.  Many insects in this family feed on squash.  They use their piercing mouth part to stab their food (usually vegis, fruit or seeds) and suck up any juices.  It’s a pretty bug, huh?

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