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Re: bug id

Try a pillow case.

On Saturday, July 3, 2004, at 12:47 PM, Kitty wrote:

Nope....hmmm....possibly.... These guys are fast. I was able to catch some
only by snipping the branch from the deutzia and placing in a plastic bag -
which of course suffocated them. Not sure I could make holes small enough
that they couldn't escape, large enough for air.
I suppose knowing they are a hopper is sufficient for choosing a control. I
tried spraying them with a mix of sevin and pyola, but they jump so fast,
not sure I can get sufficient coverage. I don't want to use systemics or
spray everything they might touch with something deadly to ingest because I
value the bees and wasps.
So what suggestions do you all have for controlling such hoppers that like
to suck the life out of a plant?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 8:03 AM
Subject: RE: Re: [CHAT] bug id

See I knew you could do it!

Sorry still don't know your bug-- but my thought after seeing Marge's
picture....Really wondering if it is the same bug in Marge's picture...
just at different stages of life.

Think this might hold the key to the name.... can you catch and watch


OK. Donna goaded me one time too many. For those of you who are
sick and tired of my bug - Jim's too, ya know! - you can skip to the

I tried a few more shots today when I found several of these little
on a clematis start. The photos came out a bit clearer, as clear as I
with that camera. On these you can see the cotton they carry. I
at yahoo with the other pics.  Go to:

and select Bug ID.


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

Thanks for everyone's help. We are still looking for the planthoppers


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