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RE: bug id


It looks to me like some kind of leaf hopper.  There's only about a zillion
different kinds, but check out this website for one of them-

http://www.upenn.edu/paflora/plantclinic/hoppers.htm

Theresa

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of Kitty
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 8:53 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] bug id


Sigh, no.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 10:24 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] bug id


> Wild guesses....
>
> http://ipm.ncsu.edu/photogallery/cotcush4.jpg
>
> http://www.invasive.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=0907053
>
> Don't have a clue really....
>
> Donna
>
>
> >
> > Chris, Andrea, Donna,
> >
> > I'm just not able to get a better picture, so I drew you one and added
> it
> > to
> > the yahoo pics.
> >
> > The bug in the pictures have been
> > dead awhile.  It is shown on a q-tip to indicate size.  The photos
> aren't
> > really clear, best I could do.   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.  They don't leave cotton and the
> > cotton
> > doesn't multiply, nor does it cover the bug; they just tote it behind
> > them.
> > So (laugh all you want) I drew a picture to hopefully explain this
> better.
> > It follows the 2 photos of the bug in the yahoo Bug ID album.  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' and now on
> my
> > variegated dogwood shrub.
> >
> > 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: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 6:31 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] bug id
> >
> >
> > > Kitty,
> > > Can you send me your image?  I'm intrigued!
> > >
> > > Chris
> > > Long Island, NY
> > > Zone 7
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > Behalf Of Kitty
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 4:14 PM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] bug id
> > >
> > >
> > > Chris, you had my hopes up, but that doesn't appear to be it.  These
> > > little PacMan types don't appear to leave anything in their wake,
> other
> > > than eventual devastation.  They just sort of carry a small tuft of
> > > cotton behind them.  I found several more today on a variegated
> dogwood
> > > bush. Up close and alive, they do have the markings shown in my pics
> but
> > > they seem to round themselves into a helmet shape. Thanks for
> trying,
> > > though.  I'll keep looking, but I just can't get a decent photo of
> them
> > > with my camera.
> > >
> > >
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