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Assasin bugs multi-tasking (pic)

Posted by aka_Peggy Md6b (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 9, 05 at 13:59

I've posted this on a couple of forums. Hopefully I won't get in trouble:) It's just such a cool picture.
This pair was found on my russian sage but there were 4 hanging out among the okra yesterday.
And if you grow okra you know that Japanese beetles love it. Nothing is more rewarding than
watching the assasin bugs devour J. beetles.

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RE: Assasin bugs multi-tasking (pic)

  • Posted by Suja z7 noVA (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 9, 05 at 14:34

Now that, is a cool picture. I think I need to get me a few thousand assassin bugs. They don't eat any of the good bugs, do they?

Suja


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RE: Assasin bugs multi-tasking (pic)

Hi Suja, they probably do. I understand they'll even eat people, lol!
Actually they just bite but I've read that can pack a nasty bite.


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RE: Assasin bugs multi-tasking (pic)

Do you still have Japanese beetles? I saw a few stragglers a couple of weeks ago but I think they're all gone now.


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RE: Assasin bugs multi-tasking (pic)

Collectordi,

I haven't seen any for about a week now. And for a couple of weeks before that just a few stragglers, as you call them.


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