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Post  PeonyLover on 5/19/2012, 12:57 pm

I have looked through the posts but with no luck. Even looked a bit online so maybe one of you might know what this is. I have not killed it...yet Laughing want to find out if its the culprit of my leaf munching. So far he (or someone) had munched on my peppers and basil.

Any help would be great!
I am planning a late night garden hunt tonight to correspond with my son's backyard "camp-out". Should be fun! lol!
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Post  Lindacol on 5/19/2012, 1:35 pm

@PeonyLover wrote:I have looked through the posts but with no luck. Even looked a bit online so maybe one of you might know what this is. I have not killed it...yet Laughing want to find out if its the culprit of my leaf munching. So far he (or someone) had munched on my peppers and basil.

Any help would be great!
I am planning a late night garden hunt tonight to correspond with my son's backyard "camp-out". Should be fun! lol!

Loook up images of lady bug larve. If that is what it is, it is a good guy.
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Post  cheyannarach on 5/19/2012, 1:43 pm

Here is a Picture of lady bug larvae!
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Post  Coelli on 5/19/2012, 2:36 pm

That's definitely a baby ladybug. Smile
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Post  Goosegirl on 5/19/2012, 4:00 pm

Probably been munching on what was munching your peppers and basil! DEFINITE good guy!

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/20/2012, 5:44 pm

anyone know what kind of bug this is?



thanks

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Post  camprn on 5/20/2012, 6:12 pm

Where did you find it Rose? i think it may be a brown squash bug... not sure tho Shocked

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/20/2012, 6:37 pm

it was happy crawling around on a un-opened bag of steer M on our back patio Shocked

my 5 year old son said the bug's back has a hard shell on it Shocked he touched him Shocked

the bug seemed friendly and didnt try to get away in a hurry or anything....What a Face

i think he is purty geek

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Post  Lindacol on 5/20/2012, 6:39 pm

Western conifer seed bug.

http://hort.uwex.edu/articles/western-conifer-seed-bug
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Post  camprn on 5/20/2012, 6:42 pm

@Lindacol wrote:Western conifer seed bug.

http://hort.uwex.edu/articles/western-conifer-seed-bug
Yup, here is another link and a good source for bug ID
http://bugguide.net/index.php?q=search&keys=Western+conifer+seed+bug&search=Search

info here:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/3393

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/20/2012, 6:51 pm

thanks Very Happy

from what i have read so far they wont hurt our veggies Very Happy

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rose....off to read about bugs.....
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