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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. ?


----- 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 they
> 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 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
> 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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