What are the bugs on my roses?

amyflora(7 NC)April 29, 2009

Forgive me if I posted this before, but can anyone tell me the name of the bug that is on my roses? It has two things on its back end that look like pincers and it is brown. About half an inch long. Any ideas?

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countrygirl_sc

I not too good on identifying bugs, but check out this site. He has a lot of information on roses plus pictures of rose pest.

http://www.sactorose.org/rosebug/

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 6:47PM
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dellare(7NC)

OH Amy that has to be the half inch long two black pincher on its back, brown rose bug. You need to come and see us here at BB's to get rid of it. Adele

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 11:49PM
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amyflora(7 NC)

Thank you, country girl. And, yes, Adele, I will certainly follow your advice and come in to see the experts at BB!!! Thanks!!

    Bookmark   April 30, 2009 at 6:43AM
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dottie_in_charlotte(z7-8 NC)

Sounds like a female or young earwig. My roses up in Ct used to get them so bad I stopped cutting roses to bring indoors.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2009 at 4:14PM
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