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Re: now Kitty's bug - was-Yellowjackets

I doubt it's a snack of any kind, and maybe/maybe not the cocoon thing
either.  I've seen these on 3 plants in 2 years and one individual one over
several week's time. (shoulda killed the little bugger instead of observing)
The cotton is attached to every one and never shed while alive.  The dead
ones I photographed didn't show the cotton.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 11:20 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] now Kitty's bug - was-Yellowjackets

> Could the cotton they are carrying be some kind of a cocoon they are
> emerging from? Or as in a spider wrapping up and taking a midnight snack
> with them?
> Just a guess!
> Donna
> Who thinks she needs to google lacebug and see what we are yapping
> about!
> >
> > My 35mm photos came back and those pics were equally as clear as those
> I
> > posted from the digital.  I showed it to the Hort Ed who said it still
> > looked like a lacebug.  So I googled it again and the pics came up in
> a
> > different order and this time, yes, I saw photos that looked like my
> bug.
> > the thing that I can't match up, can't find a picture of, is the
> cotton
> > they
> > carry behind them.  That's why it's hard for me to be condfident in
> the
> > lacebug ID.
> > Kitty
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