insects on tomatoes

wakko(8)June 19, 2012

Anyone know what type these are

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

I can't blow up the pic since your website requires log in to access it but from what I can see they look like assassin bug nymphs. Assassins are basically good guys although they do do some leaf sucking. But they also kill aphids, flies, potato and cuke beetles, stink bugs and squash bugs. I welcome them in my gardens.

Compare to pics linked below to be sure.

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: Assassin nymph pic

    Bookmark   June 19, 2012 at 10:44PM
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wakko(8)

That does look like it... http://tinypic.com/r/8z0dad/6
I hosed them down by accident but will definately leave them be for now on.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 10:18AM
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