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Re: bug ID


I'm working on that, but they would be of the same dead bugs but with a
better camera lens.  I've not had these developed yet.  Last year I posted
pics of live ones, but they weren't clear enough.  These little guys are so
fast that when you get close enough with a macro lens they just scurry out
of range.

Anyway, I haven't seen them since the 2 I saw on that lily.  I was actually
happy to find them on the deutzia because I could snip the whole stem off
and bag it.  Can't do that with the lily. Those 2 took off when I attempted
to pinch them.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Roman" <djroman@worldnet.att.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 7:48 AM
Subject: [CHAT] bug ID


> Kitty,
>
> I looked at your bugs and then through my bug books and came up empty. Can
> you do more pictures?
>
> Dan
>
> 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
> get
> > any response from anyone on this post from 4 days ago and I was
wondering
> if
> > anyone on the list was able to access my bug pictures. ?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- 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
> > been
> > > dead awhile.  They are shown on a q-tip to indicate size.  The photos
> > aren't
> > > really clear, but I may have clearer ones to add later.  When they're
> > alive
> > > and on the plant, they don't look like this to my eye.  They look more
> > like
> > > a little tan/brown Pac-Man, sort of humped, like a little helmet, and
> they
> > > carry a tuft of cotton behind them.  When disturbed they scurry to the
> > other
> > > side of the stem.  If you try to pinch them, they jump very quickly
> away.
> > > I'm pretty sure this is a sucking insect, though I haven't seen any
> holes.
> > > However, the longer they stay on a lily, the stem at that point turns
> > brown.
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > http://snipurl.com/77ni
> > >
> > > That should work, otherwise go to:
> > > http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/kmrsy/my_photos
> > > and click on Bug ID
> > >
> > > Kitty
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- 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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