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Re: bug ID

Sure sounds like a planthopper of some sort from the feeding habits and behavior you describe, but the family is incredibly large, and my references too limited to pin it down.
On Friday, June 25, 2004, at 07:48 AM, Daniel Roman wrote:


I looked at your bugs and then through my bug books and came up empty. Can
you do more pictures?


From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 9:09 PM
Subject: [CHAT] bug ID- Yo Marge!, anyone

Marge, I realize you said you were behind on messages, however I didn't
any response from anyone on this post from 4 days ago and I was wondering
anyone on the list was able to access my bug pictures. ?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] infor-bug ID

Here's a couple of pics of the bug needing ID.The one in the pics have
dead awhile. They are shown on a q-tip to indicate size. The photos
really clear, but I may have clearer ones to add later. When they're
and on the plant, they don't look like this to my eye. They look more
a little tan/brown Pac-Man, sort of humped, like a little helmet, and
carry a tuft of cotton behind them. When disturbed they scurry to the
side of the stem. If you try to pinch them, they jump very quickly
I'm pretty sure this is a sucking insect, though I haven't seen any
However, the longer they stay on a lily, the stem at that point turns
I have seen them on 2 lilies and on my Deutzia x 'Montrose'. This album
also contains a photo of the first bloom of the season on my Deinanthe.


That should work, otherwise go to:
and click on Bug ID


----- Original Message ----- From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net> To: <gardenchat@hort.net> Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 3:32 AM Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] infor

From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Right now I've got a bug here I found on one of my lilies
last year.  There was just one last year.  I posted pictures, also
showed to
our Hort Ed. While trying to get an ID, it destroyed the plant.
This year
I found 4 of them on a Deutzia. Snipped the whole stem, bagged it
and took
it in to CES. He said possibly lacebug, but I'm not so sure.
I've never heard of lace bugs on lilies - they mostly go for Azaleas
and Pieris around here and they're pretty easy to ID if you can see
the dratted things - their damage is also fairly easy to ID. I must
have missed the posting of the photo, can you put up another? You've
got my curiosity up:-)

Have you tried Safers on it? Hort oil? Those are my 2 solutions for
insects I simply have to do something about - that and hand picking,
squashing and/or dropping into soapy water.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland

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  • References:
    • bug ID
      • From: "Daniel Roman" <djroman@worldnet.att.net>

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