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What are the bugs on my roses?

Posted by amyflora 7 NC (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 29, 09 at 13:48

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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RE: What are the bugs on my roses?

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/


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RE: What are the bugs on my roses?

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


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RE: What are the bugs on my roses?

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


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RE: What are the bugs on my roses?

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.


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