Bug eating my parsley (Better pic)

pnicogenMay 21, 2009

Posted a message yesterday about these bugs eating my parsley. I have a nice microscope pic of it. Looks like a pillbug or something. Seems small for that (~4mm long). What is it and how can I get rid of them?

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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

Good image, thanks.

It's a fly larva. Probably called a stem borer. But can't locate any info about it.

Perhaps your county's Extension Service Office can help.

If you get answer, please let us know what it is.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2009 at 1:41PM
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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

I wanted to add that it generally works best when you post new info and/or images with your original thread.

That way, people can follow the sequence easier.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2009 at 1:43PM
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Some damn bug has been chewing my 3 parsley plants. I planed them last week (5/23). They were fine in the 6 pk but after I planted theme in the herb garden they were nibbled on! This wasn't a problem last summer in tthe same location, in fact I've never had a problem w/ parsley being eaten.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2011 at 8:48PM
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