Bug ID

melikeeatplantsApril 25, 2013

What are these?

And these? I trust this one more than the first. Should I?

They are on a pluot. Actually this pluot had an aphid problem until I put tanglefoot on and stopped the ants from farming them. It's a 4 in 1 tree and 3 varieties have nice healthy leaves but the 4th (Dapple Dandy) not so much as you can see.

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The bottom one is ladybug larvae, and the top two are pupas waiting to hatch into adult ladybugs.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2013 at 11:32PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

Yes...you've got the good bugs.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2013 at 11:52PM
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Thanks guys, amazing the phases of bugs. Now I'm not as impressed by plants that make fruit....

......changed my mind...still pretty impressed...

    Bookmark   April 26, 2013 at 11:24AM
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Good bugs indeed!

    Bookmark   April 27, 2013 at 8:30AM
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