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Cute as a bugs ear?

Posted by molossermom 10 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 29, 13 at 4:10

I'm just wondering if this little guy is friend or foe to my yellow squash. Does anyone know what it is?


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RE: Cute as a bugs ear?

I'm guessing that it's the nymph (immature stage) of a Southern Stink Bug.


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a great photo???

ken

ps: thats not his ear ... lol ...


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LOL Ken it's the (R)ear. It is a precious little creature, btw. Stink bug or not.


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either that.. or he has antennae sticking out his rear end.. lol ..

sorry.. i apparently.. digress ... lol

ken


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I thought the little guy was adorable and was wondering what he might be snacking on, Not that I mind sharing (I havent used pesticides in years)and I havent noticed any damage to my plants. The last bug I took a great picture of turned out to be a huge tomato worm . Since I had never seen one before I thought it was pretty too.lol


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I agree, this is a little beauty.


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So I googled Southern Stink bug (good guess rhizo 1) and learned that they can be destructive in large numbers and evidently here in California there are imported wasps that keep their numbers down.
No, the antennae are attached to the head! Lol, and “r(ear)", very funny.


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rhizo never guesses ...

she is a bug wizard ...

ken


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"guess" her words, not mine. Just my indirect way of saying thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Bug wizard... good to know.!


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