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Re: PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?

  • Subject: Re: PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?
  • From: Bill Chaney <billchaney@ymail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:47:48 -0700 (PDT)

You little friend is a carabid beetle (also called a ground beetle), probably one of the species called "caterpillar hunters."  It is a useful beneficial insect, both the adult (which you found) and the larvae are predacious, feeding on other insects.

If you want more information, try links like:

From: Iris In the Garden <irisinthegarden@yahoo.ca>
To: "Iris-Photos@Yahoogroups. Com (E-mail)" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 2:32:42 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?

Hello all!
I was cleaning up my potted up Bearded Iris for next weekend's Sale and found this underneath one of the pots.
Anyone have any idea what it could be ? 

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. "  (Henry Ford)



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